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Scottish Gaelic[edit]


cianalas m (genitive singular cianalais)

  1. homesickness, longing, nostalgia

Usage notes[edit]

A deep seated sense of belonging to the place where your roots lie. Normally attributed to the Outer Hebrides. There is no sadness or melancholy in cianalas, only the realisation of what is truly important in life.


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