cáel

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *koilos (thin) (compare Cornish and Welsh cul).

Adjective[edit]

cáel

  1. thin, slender, narrow
  2. fine, delicate

Inflection[edit]

This adjective needs an inflection-table template.

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Noun[edit]

cáel m

  1. narrow
  2. strait

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants[edit]

  • Scottish Gaelic: caol

Mutation[edit]

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