caisleán

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish caislén, from Old Irish caisel (from Anglo-Norman castel, from Latin castellum) + -án. Compare caiseal.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

caisleán m (genitive singular caisleáin, nominative plural caisleáin)

  1. castle (fortified building)
  2. mansion
  3. (meteorology, of cloud) cumulus

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
caisleán chaisleán gcaisleán
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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