IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish creitid, from Proto-Celtic *kreddīti, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱred dʰeh₁-.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

creid (present analytic creideann, future analytic creidfidh, verbal noun creidiúint, past participle creidte)

  1. believe (+ i (in))
    creidim i nDiaI believe in God
    • 1894 March 1, Peadar Mac Fionnlaoigh, “An rí nach robh le fagháil bháis”, in Irisleabhar na Gaedhilge, volume 1:5, Dublin: Gaelic Union, pages 185–88:
      D’innis an gasúr dó fá’n gharrdha plúr do chonnaic sé, “agus,” ar seision, “ar eagla nach gcreidfidhe mé, bhain mé ceann de na plúir, ⁊ thug liom é ⁊ sin chugat é.”
      The youth told him about the garden of flowers, which he saw, "and," says he, "lest I might not be believed, I plucked one and brought it with me, and here it is."

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MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
creid chreid gcreid
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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ManxEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish creitid, from Proto-Celtic *kreddīti, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱred dʰeh₁-.

VerbEdit

creid (verbal noun credjal, past participle credjit)

  1. believe

MutationEdit

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
creid chreid greid
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 creitid, from Proto-Celtic *kreddīti, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱred dʰeh₁-.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

creid (past chreid, future creididh, verbal noun creidsinn, past participle creidte)

  1. believe, feel convinced
    Cha chreid mi nach ...I rather think ...
  2. credit
  3. confide, trust, rely

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ReferencesEdit

  • creid” in Edward Dwelly, Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic–English Dictionary, 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, 1911, →ISBN.
  • A Pronouncing and Etymological Dictionary of the Gaelic Language (John Grant, Edinburgh, 1925, Compiled by Malcolm MacLennan)
  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019), “creitid”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language