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IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish croiccenn.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

craiceann m ‎(genitive singular craicinn, nominative plural craicne)

  1. skin (outer covering of the body of a person, animal, vegetable, or fruit); rind (of cheese, etc.)
  2. surface
  3. finish, polish

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MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
craiceann chraiceann gcraiceann
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

  • croiccenn” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “croiceann” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.
  • Franz Nikolaus Finck, 1899, Die araner mundart, Marburg: Elwert’sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, vol. II, 163.
  • "craiceann" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.

Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish croiccenn.

NounEdit

craiceann m ‎(genitive singular craicinn or craicne, plural craicnean)

  1. skin
  2. hide

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • croiccenn” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
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