craosach

IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish cráesach (gluttonous, greedy”, as substantive, “glutton), from cráes (maw, mouth, gullet; gluttony, excessive eating); synchronically, craos (gullet; maw; gluttony, voracity) +‎ -ach.

AdjectiveEdit

craosach (genitive singular masculine craosaigh, genitive singular feminine craosaí, plural craosacha, comparative craosaí)

  1. open-mouthed, deep-vented
  2. voracious, gluttonous
  3. roaring, raging

DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

craosach m (genitive singular craosaigh, nominative plural craosaigh)

  1. Alternative form of craosaire (glutton)

DeclensionEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
craosach chraosach gcraosach
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit


Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish cráesach (gluttonous, greedy”, as substantive, “glutton), from cráes (maw, mouth, gullet; gluttony, excessive eating); synchronically, craos +‎ -ach.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

craosach

  1. gluttonous, voracious
    Synonym: gionach
  2. wide-mouthed
  3. bibulous

Derived termsEdit

Noun 1Edit

craosach m (genitive singular craosaich, plural craosaich)

  1. bonfire

Noun 2Edit

craosach f (genitive singular craosaich, plural craosaichean)

  1. wide-mouthed woman

MutationEdit

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
craosach chraosach
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

  • craosach” in Edward Dwelly, Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic–English Dictionary, 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, 1911, →ISBN.
  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019) , “cráesach”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language