ceilidh

See also: céilidh and cèilidh

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Scottish Gaelic cèilidh and Irish céilí, from Old Irish céile (companion).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ceilidh (plural ceilidhs or ceilidhean)

  1. An informal social gathering where traditional Irish or Scottish folk music is played, with dancing and storytelling.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 ceilidh” listed in the Oxford English Dictionary [2Ed.; 1989]

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IrishEdit

VerbEdit

ceilidh

  1. inflection of ceil:
    1. (archaic, Munster) second-person plural imperative
    2. (obsolete) third-person singular present indicative independent
    3. (obsolete) second-person plural present indicative

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
ceilidh cheilidh gceilidh
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.