céilí

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See also: ceili and céili

Irish[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish céilide (visit), from céle (companion).

Noun[edit]

céilí m (genitive singular céilí, nominative plural céilithe)

  1. visit, social call
  2. social evening
  3. ceilidh, Irish dancing session, dance
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

céilí m pl

  1. plural of céile

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
céilí chéilí gcéilí
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • "céilí" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • céilide” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.