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Etymology 1Edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

NounEdit

colann f (genitive singular colainne, nominative plural colannacha)

  1. yearling calf; heifer
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See colainn.

NounEdit

colann f (genitive singular colna or colla)

  1. Archaic form of colainn.
    Ghlac Mac Dé colann daonna. — The Word was made Flesh.
DeclensionEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
colann cholann gcolann
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit


Scottish GaelicEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

colann f (genitive singular colainn, plural colainnean)

  1. body
  2. flesh
  3. carcass

Usage notesEdit

  • Alternative genitives, colna and colla, are also known.

MutationEdit

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