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IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish colinn, from Proto-Celtic *kolannis, from Proto-Indo-European *kel-.

NounEdit

colainn f (genitive singular colainne, nominative plural colainneacha)

  1. body
    Synonyms: cabhail, corp
    1. living body
    2. flesh
    3. trunk
    4. main part
    5. person

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

  • collaí (carnal, sexual, adjective)

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
colainn cholainn gcolainn
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

Further readingEdit

  • "colainn" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • anatomy” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • body” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • flesh” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • frame” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

Scottish GaelicEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

colainn m

  1. genitive singular of colann

MutationEdit

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