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cruach

IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

crua (hard) +‎ -ach.

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

cruach f (genitive cruach)

  1. steel (metal alloy)
DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

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

NounEdit

cruach f (genitive cruaiche, 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 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