cuileann

See also: cuileanna

IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish cuilenn m ((wood of the) holly-tree) (compare Scottish Gaelic cuileann, Manx cullyn), from Proto-Celtic *kolinnos (compare Welsh celyn, Breton kelenn), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱol- (thorn, thorny plant) (compare English holly), from *ḱel- (to cut).

NounEdit

cuileann m or f (genitive singular cuilinn)

  1. holly

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cuileann chuileann gcuileann
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit


Scottish GaelicEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish cuilenn m ((wood of the) holly-tree) (compare Irish cuileann, Manx cullyn), from Proto-Celtic *kolinnos (compare Welsh celyn, Breton kelenn), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱol- (thorn, thorny plant) (compare English holly), from *ḱel- (to cut).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cuileann m (genitive singular cuilinn)

  1. holly

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

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