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IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From crúb +‎ -ach.

AdjectiveEdit

crúbach (genitive singular masculine crúbaigh, genitive singular feminine crúbaí, plural crúbacha, comparative crúbaí)

  1. clawed, hoofed
  2. clubfooted, lame
  3. awkward with feet or hands

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

crúbach f (genitive singular crúbaí, nominative plural crúbacha)

  1. spider crab
    Synonyms: portán crúbach, portán faoilinne
  2. animal with awkward gait
  3. cow with turned-in horns

DeclensionEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
crúbach chrúbach gcrúbach
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit

  • "crúbach" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • clawed” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • hoofed” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • ungulate” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.