crintach

WelshEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From crin (withered) with an unexplained suffix.

AdjectiveEdit

crintach (feminine singular crintach, plural crintach, equative cyn grintach, comparative mwy crintach, superlative mwyaf crintach)

  1. miserly, stingy, mean
    Synonyms: cybyddlyd, llawgaead, mên, trachwantus

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
crintach grintach nghrintach chrintach
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present) , “crintach”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies