craic

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Irish, from English crack, in turn from Middle English crak ‎(loud conversation, bragging talk).

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NounEdit

craic ‎(uncountable)

  1. (Ireland, Geordie) Fun, especially through enjoyable company, a pleasant conversation.
    • 2007, Kevin Cullen, His peace in poetry, The Boston Globe, [1]
      He nursed bottled water and listened to the accents, the stories, the craic.

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IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From 16th-century northern English crack.

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NounEdit

craic f ‎(genitive singular craice, nominative plural craiceanna)

  1. crack
  2. conversation, chat, fun
  3. crazy person

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Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
craic chraic gcraic
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.
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