caolán

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See also: caolan and Caolán

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From caol (slender, narrow) +‎ -án.

Noun[edit]

caolán m (genitive singular caoláin, nominative plural caoláin)

  1. (geography) creek
  2. (anatomy) small intestine
  3. catgut
    Synonym: snáithe caoláin
  4. Alternative form of caoladán (thin person, thing)

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
caolán chaolán gcaolán
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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