castell

See also: Castell and castel

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Catalan castell. Doublet of castellum, castle, and château.

NounEdit

castell (plural castells)

  1. A human tower formed in festivals in Catalonia.

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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Occitan castel, from Latin castellum, diminutive of castrum.

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NounEdit

castell m (plural castells)

  1. castle (fortified structure)
  2. (nautical) castle (enclosed area located above the top deck)
  3. château (large house)
  4. castell (human tower)

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Middle EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

See castel.

NounEdit

castell

  1. castle

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Catalan castell. Doublet of castillo.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): (most of Spain and Latin America) /kasˈteʝ/, [kas.ˈt̪eʝ]
  • IPA(key): (rural northern Spain, Andes Mountains) /kasˈteʎ/, [kas.ˈt̪eʎ]
  • IPA(key): (Buenos Aires and environs) /kasˈteʃ/, [kah.ˈt̪eʃ]
  • IPA(key): (elsewhere in Argentina and Uruguay) /kasˈteʒ/, [kah.ˈt̪eʒ]

NounEdit

castell m (plural castells)

  1. castell (human tower)

WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Brythonic [Term?], borrowed through Vulgar Latin from Latin castellum. Compare Breton kastell, kestell, Cornish kastel.

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NounEdit

castell m (plural cestyll or castelli)

  1. castle (fortified building)
  2. rook (chess piece)

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Chess pieces in Welsh · darnau gwyddbwyll (layout · text)
           
brenin brenhines castell esgob marchog gwerinwr

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
castell gastell nghastell chastell
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.