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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

DeclensionEdit

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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


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.