From Old Irish cuil (“fly; flea, gnat”), from Proto-Celtic *kuli (compare Scottish cuileag, Breton kelien, Welsh cylion), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱuH-ló- (compare Latin culex (“gnat”), Old Armenian սլաք (slakʿ, “roasting spit”)).
Forms with the definite article
|Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.
From Proto-Celtic *kuli, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱuH-ló-.
cuil f (genitive singular and nominative plural cuile)