cill

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

cill ‎(plural cills)

  1. More usual spelling of sill when used in the context of an underwater horizontal member which forms the base of a lock gate on a canal or river.

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish cell, from Latin cella.

Noun[edit]

cill f ‎(genitive singular cille, nominative plural cealla)

  1. (historical) church
  2. churchyard
  3. (Christianity, biology, electricity) cell

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cill chill gcill
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • "cill" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • cell” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish cell, from Latin cella.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cill f ‎(genitive singular cille, plural cilltean)

  1. cell
  2. chapel
  3. churchyard
  4. burial ground

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, ISBN 0 901771 92 9
  • cell” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.