IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish cáelas, equivalent to caol +‎ -as.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

caolas m (genitive singular caolais, nominative plural caolais)

  1. (geography) strait, narrows
  2. narrow place, bottleneck

DeclensionEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
caolas chaolas gcaolas
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit


Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish cáelas, equivalent to caol +‎ -as.

NounEdit

caolas m (genitive singular caolais, plural caolais)

  1. channel, narrows, kyle

MutationEdit

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
caolas chaolas
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit