céile Dé

Old IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Calque of Latin servus Deī.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkʲeːlʲe ˈdʲeː/

NounEdit

céile ‎(plural céili Dé)

  1. Culdee; member of a class of anchorites distinguished by special observances and practices, apparently stricter than was usual.

DescendantsEdit

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
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.

ReferencesEdit

  • céile” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.