caol

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish cáel, from Proto-Celtic *koilos (thin) (compare Welsh and Cornish cul).

Adjective[edit]

caol

  1. thin, narrow
  2. (linguistics) slender

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
caol chaol gcaol
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish cáel, from Proto-Celtic *koilo- (thin) (compare Welsh and Cornish cul).

Pronunciation[edit]

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caol

  1. thin, narrow

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Noun[edit]

caol m (genitive caoil, plural caoiltean)

  1. strait, narrows, firth, kyle
  2. The narrow part of anything.

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