Irish edit


Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From Old Irish cloicenn (skull), from cloch + cenn.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

cloigeann m (genitive singular cloiginn, nominative plural cloigne)

  1. skull
  2. (Ulster, Galway) head
    Synonym: ceann

Declension edit

Derived terms edit

Mutation edit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cloigeann chloigeann gcloigeann
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References edit

  1. ^ Quiggin, E. C. (1906) A Dialect of Donegal, Cambridge University Press, page 32

Further reading edit