creitem

Old IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

creitem f

  1. verbal noun of creitid
  2. (religion) believing, belief, faith
    • c. 800, Würzburg Glosses on the Pauline Epistles, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 499–712, Wb. 3c2
      tri chretim i n-Ísu ꝉ isin beothu i táa Ísu iar n-esséirgu
      through belief in Jesus or in the life in which Jesus is after resurrection
    • c. 800, Würzburg Glosses on the Pauline Epistles, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 499–712, Wb. 7d10
      ɔrop inonn cretem bes hi far cridiu et a n-as·beraid hó bélib
      so that the belief which is in your pl heart and what you utter with [your] lips may be the same
  3. (Christianity) (Christian) religion
  4. credit, credibility, good standing

InflectionEdit

Feminine ā-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative creitemL
Vocative creitemL
Accusative creitimN
Genitive creitmeH
Dative creitimL
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

SynonymsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Irish: creideamh
  • Manx: credjue
  • Scottish Gaelic: creideamh

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
creitem chreitem creitem
pronounced with /ɡ(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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