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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Irish coillid (destroys), from coll (destruction), from Proto-Celtic *koldo- (compare Welsh coll (defect, loss)), from Proto-Indo-European *kold- (strike, cut) (compare Old English healtian (limp)).

VerbEdit

caill (present analytic cailleann, future analytic caillfidh, verbal noun cailleadh, past participle caillte)

  1. lose
  2. (euphemistic, in autonomous forms) die
    Synonyms: básaigh, éag, faigh bás, síothlaigh
    Cailleadh sa chogadh é
    He died in the war (literally “He was lost in the war”)
ConjugationEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

NounEdit

caill

  1. vocative/genitive singular of call

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
caill chaill gcaill
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *kallī.

NounEdit

caill f (genitive caille)

  1. forest, wood, woodland

InflectionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

MutationEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. Matasović, Ranko (2009) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, →ISBN

Scottish GaelicEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Irish coillid (destroys), from coll (destruction), from Proto-Celtic *koldo-, from Proto-Indo-European *kold- (strike, cut).

VerbEdit

caill (past chaill, future caillidh, verbal noun call, past participle caillte)

  1. lose
  2. miss (train, etc.)
  3. forfeit
  4. (obsolete) name, call
  5. (obsolete) emasculate

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Latin cōleus.

NounEdit

caill m

  1. (anatomy, obsolete) testicle

WelshEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin cōleus.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

caill f (plural ceilliau)

  1. (anatomy) testicle

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
caill gaill nghaill chaill
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.