cochall

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish cochall, from Latin cucullus.

Pronuncaition[edit]

Noun[edit]

cochall m ‎(genitive singular cochaill, nominative plural cochaill)

  1. hood, hooded garment
  2. cowl, mantle, scarf
  3. (botany) capsule, pod
  4. (of cock, figuratively of a person) hackle
  5. (anatomy, of animal) scrotum
  6. (fishing) scoop net, landing net

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

  • cochallach ‎(hooded, cowled, hood-shaped; capsular, podded; hot-tempered, angry; bushy, adjective)

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cochall chochall gcochall
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

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

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin cucullus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cochall m ‎(genitive cochaill, nominative plural cochaill)

  1. cowl, hood, hooded cloak
  2. (botany) husk

Derived terms[edit]

  • cochlach ‎(hooded; wearing a hood, adjective)
  • cochlán m ‎(little hood)

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
cochall chochall cochall
pronounced with /ɡ(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • cochall” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish cochall, from Latin cucullus.

Noun[edit]

cochall m ‎(genitive singular cochaill, plural cochaill or cochallan)

  1. cocoon, chrysalis, cochlea
  2. hood
  3. shell, husk, hull

References[edit]