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IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Irish crétúir (compare Manx cretoor), from Latin creātūra (created thing; creature).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

créatúr m (genitive singular créatúir, nominative plural créatúir)

  1. creature, created thing
    1. (in expressions of sympathy) poor creature, poor thing
    2. (contemptuously) (good for nothing) creature

DeclensionEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
créatúr chréatúr gcréatúr
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

External linksEdit

  • "créatúr" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • creature” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • crétúir” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.