Sealtainn

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Scots Ȝetland, from Old Norse Hjaltland, a compound of hjalt (hilt) and land (land).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʃɛl̪ˠt̪ɪɲ/

Proper noun[edit]

Sealtainn

  1. Shetland (an archipelago in Scotland)

Mutation[edit]

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