caolas

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish *cáelas, equivalent to caol +‎ -as.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

caolas m (genitive singular caolais, nominative plural caolais)

  1. (geography) strait, narrows
  2. narrow place, bottleneck

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
caolas chaolas gcaolas
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]


Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish *cáelas, equivalent to caol +‎ -as.

Noun[edit]

caolas m (genitive singular caolais, plural caolais)

  1. channel, narrows, kyle

Mutation[edit]

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
caolas chaolas
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]