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IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish faílenn, foílenn (seagull).

NounEdit

faoileann f (genitive singular faoilinne, nominative plural faoileanna)

  1. fair maiden
  2. Alternative form of faoileán (seagull)

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
faoileann fhaoileann bhfaoileann
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish faílenn, foílenn (seagull).

NounEdit

faoileann f (genitive singular faoilinn, plural faoileannan)

  1. seagull, common white gull, mew

Usage notesEdit

See also faoileag.

ReferencesEdit