ceiliog

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Welsh keilyawc, from Proto-Celtic *caliācos (compare Cornish kulyek, Breton kilhog, Irish coileach), from Proto-Indo-European *kleh₁- (call) (compare Latin calō, English low (of cows), Ancient Greek καλέω (kaléō)).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (North Wales) IPA(key): /ˈkəi̯ljɔɡ/

Noun[edit]

ceiliog m (plural ceiliogod)

  1. rooster, cockerel

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
ceiliog geiliog ngheiliog cheiliog