cruach

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IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

crua ‎(hard) +‎ -ach.

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

cruach f ‎(genitive singular cruach)

  1. steel (metal alloy)
DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Irish crúach ‎(stack; mountain, hill).

NounEdit

cruach f ‎(genitive singular cruaiche, nominative plural cruacha)

  1. stack (of corn or hay), pile
  2. (geography) hill, mountain
DeclensionEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cruach chruach gcruach
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Scottish GaelicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Irish crúach ‎(stack of corn; rick; heap, conical pile; mountain, hill).

NounEdit

cruach f ‎(genitive singular cruaiche, plural cruachan)

  1. pile, heap, stack
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Irish crúachaid ‎(heaps, piles), from crúach ‎(heap, pile).

VerbEdit

cruach ‎(past chruach, future cruachaidh, verbal noun cruachadh, past participle cruachte)

  1. pile or heap up
  2. make into a stack
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