caillagh

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Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish caillech (nun, housekeeper, elderly woman, crone, hag), from caille (veil) (+ -ech), from Latin pallium.

Noun[edit]

caillagh f (genitive caillee)

  1. old woman, witch, crone
  2. single woman
  3. glaucous gull

Mutation[edit]

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
caillagh chaillagh gaillagh
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Derived terms[edit]