Irish edit

Etymology edit

From seile +‎ -ach.

Adjective edit

seileach (genitive singular masculine seiligh, genitive singular feminine seilí, plural seileacha, not comparable)

  1. salivary
    Synonym: seileogach

Declension edit

Derived terms edit

Mutation edit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
seileach sheileach
after an, tseileach
not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References edit

Further reading edit

Scottish Gaelic edit

Etymology edit

From Old Irish sailech (willow) (compare Irish saileach), from Proto-Celtic *salixs (compare Welsh helyg), from Proto-Indo-European *sl̥H-ik- (willow) (compare Latin salix).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

seileach m (genitive singular seilich, plural seilichean or seilich)

  1. willow

Derived terms edit

Related terms edit

Mutation edit

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
seileach sheileach
after "an", t-seileach
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading edit

  • Edward Dwelly (1911) “seileach”, in Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan [The Illustrated Gaelic–English Dictionary]‎[1], 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, →ISBN
  • Gregory Toner, Sharon Arbuthnot, Máire Ní Mhaonaigh, Marie-Luise Theuerkauf, Dagmar Wodtko, editors (2019), “sailech”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language