ceol

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See also: ceól and ceòl

Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish ceól, from Old Irish céul.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ceol m (genitive singular ceoil, nominative plural ceolta)

  1. music
  2. song

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
ceol cheol gceol
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • "ceól" in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “ceol” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.
  • "ceol" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *keulaz, from Proto-Indo-European *gawl- (ball, swelling). Cognate with Old Saxon kiol (Dutch kiel), Old High German kiol (German Kiel), Old Norse kjóll.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ċēol m

  1. ship (specifically a small flat-bottomed boat)
    Ceol on lande stod. The ship stood on the land. (Beowulf)

Declension[edit]