cáel

Old IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *koylos ‎(thin) (compare Cornish and Welsh cul).

AdjectiveEdit

cáel

  1. thin, slender, narrow
  2. fine, delicate

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

NounEdit

cáel m

  1. narrow
  2. strait

DescendantsEdit

  • Scottish Gaelic: caol

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
cáel cháel cáel
pronounced with /ɡ(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.