cenél

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *kenetlom (family).

Noun[edit]

cenél n

  1. race (group of people set apart from others on the basis of a common heritage)
  2. people (group of persons forming or belonging to a particular nation etc.)
  3. kind (type, race, or category)
  4. (grammar) gender

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
cenél chenél cenél
pronounced with /ɡ(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, Dublin [1]