- Culdee; member of a class of anchorites distinguished by special observances and practices, apparently stricter than was usual. Literally, "servant of God".
|Old Irish mutation|
|céile Dé||chéile Dé||céile Dé
pronounced with /ɡ(ʲ)-/
|Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.
- “céile” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.