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IrishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

cruaidh f (genitive singular cruadhach)

  1. Obsolete spelling of cruach (steel)
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

cruaidh f

  1. Obsolete spelling of crua (hard)

AdjectiveEdit

cruaidh (genitive singular feminine cruaidhe, plural cruaidhe, comparative cruaidhe)

  1. Obsolete spelling of crua (hard)

DeclensionEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cruaidh chruaidh gcruaidh
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 crúaid (hard, hardy, harsh; stern, strict), from Proto-Celtic *kroudis, from Proto-Indo-European *krewh₂-.

AdjectiveEdit

cruaidh

  1. hard
  2. callous
  3. harsh

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

cruaidh f (genitive singular cruadhach or cruaidhe, plural cruadhaichean)

  1. anchor
  2. steel

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