From Middle Irish cisten (compare Scottish Gaelic cidsin, Manx kishteen, kishtyn), a late form of cistenach, borrowed from Middle English kitchen, kichene, kuchen, from Old English cycen, cycene (“kitchen”), from Proto-Germanic *kukinǭ (“kitchen”), probably a borrowing of Vulgar Latin cucīna (“kitchen”), from Latin coquō (“I cook”), from Proto-Indo-European *pekʷ- (“to cook, become ripe”).
cistin f (genitive singular cistine or cisteanach, nominative plural cistineacha)
- Alternative declension
|Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.