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Old IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *kalyākos, from Proto-Indo-European *kleh₁-(call).

NounEdit

cailech m

  1. rooster

InflectionEdit

Masculine o-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative
Vocative
Accusative
Genitive
Dative
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

DescendantsEdit

MutationEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

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