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Cruach Phádraig Loading...
genitive: Chruach Phádraig
(Irish)
Croagh Patrick Loading...
(English)
Other names
Cruachán Aighle
genitive: Chruachán Aighle
historical name
(Irish)
The Reek
local name
(English)
Glossary
cruach
(also: cruachán)
stack, peak
Explanatory note
  • Gaeilge

    Cruach Phádraig ‘the mountain-stack of Pádraig’. Pádraig - ainm pearsanta (ag tagairt do Naomh Pádraig). Ba é 'Cruachán Aighle' seanainm an tsléibhe seo, agus an cáilitheoir 'Aighle' ag tagairt do sheanainm an cheantair seo. Is é aistriúchán ar Chruach, an leagan Béarla áitiúil 'The Reek' (.i. "The Rick").

  • English

    Cruach Phádraig ‘the mountain-stack of Pádraig’

    Pádraig — personal name (referring to Saint Patrick)

    An older name for this mountain was Cruachán Aighle ‘the little mountain-stack of Aighle’, referring to the old name of this district. The local English name The Reek (i.e. "The Rick") is a translation of Cruach.

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L 91 80

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