See also: cul, cùl, cûl, and cúl-

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IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish cúl, cognate with Latin cūlus.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cúl m ‎(genitive singular cúil, nominative plural cúil)

  1. behind
  2. back
  3. (sports) goal (score gained; target area)
  4. tail

DeclensionEdit

  • Alternative plural: cúla (used in certain phrases)

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cúl chúl gcúl
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate with Latin cūlus.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cúl m ‎(genitive cúil, nominative plural cúil)

  1. back
  2. rear

DescendantsEdit

MutationEdit

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