ceiliog

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Welsh[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Welsh keilyawc, from Proto-Celtic *kaliākos (compare Cornish kulyek, Breton kilhog, Irish coileach), from Proto-Indo-European *kleh₁- ‎(call) (compare Latin calō, English to low (of cows), Ancient Greek καλέω ‎(kaléō)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ceiliog m (plural ceiliogod or ceiliogau)

  1. rooster, cockerel
    1. (figuratively) plucky person
    2. weathercock
  2. cock (of gun); clevis of a plough
  3. snack taken by quarrymen on their way to work

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
ceiliog geiliog ngheiliog cheiliog
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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