EnglishEdit

NounEdit

cill (plural cills)

  1. Alternative form of sill

IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish cell, from Latin cella.

PronunciationEdit

IPA(key): /ciːlʲ/

NounEdit

cill f (genitive singular cille, nominative plural cealla)

  1. (historical) church
  2. churchyard
  3. (Christianity, biology, electricity) cell

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cill chill gcill
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit


Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish cell, from Latin cella.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cill f (genitive singular cille, plural cilltean)

  1. cell
  2. chapel
  3. churchyard
  4. burial ground

MutationEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  • cill” in Edward Dwelly, Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic–English Dictionary, 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, 1911, →ISBN.
  • cell”, in Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors, eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language, 2019