bean chéile

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Alternative forms[edit]


bean chéile f ‎(genitive singular mná céile, nominative plural mná céile)

  1. wife

Usage notes[edit]

  • The definite article comes before the whole compound, i.e., an bhean chéile. The nominative plural is (na) mná céile.


Coordinate terms[edit]


Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
bean chéile bhean chéile mbean chéile
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.