IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish crúas (hardness, stiffness, rigour), from crúaid (hard, hardy, harsh; stern, strict) (compare modern crua).

NounEdit

cruas m (genitive singular cruais)

  1. hardness
  2. stinginess

DeclensionEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cruas chruas gcruas
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit


PortugueseEdit

AdjectiveEdit

cruas

  1. feminine plural of cru

Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish crúas (hardness, stiffness, rigour), from crúaid (hard, hardy, harsh; stern, strict) (compare modern cruaidh).

NounEdit

cruas m (genitive singular cruais, no plural)

  1. difficulty, hardship, crisis, severity, durability, distress, rigour
  2. illiberality, stinginess

SynonymsEdit

MutationEdit

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
cruas chruas
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

  • cruas” in Edward Dwelly, Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic–English Dictionary, 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, 1911, →ISBN.
  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019) , “crúas”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language