caillagh

ManxEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish caillech (nun, housekeeper, elderly woman, crone, hag), from caille (veil) (+ -ech), from Latin pallium.

NounEdit

caillagh f (genitive singular caillee)

  1. old woman, witch, crone
  2. single woman
  3. glaucous gull

MutationEdit

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
caillagh chaillagh gaillagh
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Derived termsEdit