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crua

crua

Irish

Adjective

crua (comparative crua or cruacha)

  1. hard
    1. firm, solid
    2. difficult
    3. strenuous
    4. tight
    5. forceful
    6. hard to bear
    7. severe
    8. harsh, unfeeling
    9. stingy
    10. hardy

Declension

  • Alternative comparative form: cruacha (Cois Fharraige)

Alternative forms

Derived terms

Noun 1

crua m (genitive singular crua)

  1. hard

Declension

Noun 2

crua f (genitive singular crua)

  1. hardness

Declension

Noun 3

crua m (genitive singular cruaite)

  1. Alternative form of cruachan (hardening)

Declension

Mutation

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
crua chrua gcrua
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References

  • "crua" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • crúaid” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Portuguese

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -uɐ

Adjective

crua f sg

  1. Feminine singular of adjective cru.

Venetian

Adjective

crua f sg

  1. feminine singular of cruo