coileach

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish cailech, from Proto-Celtic *kalyāko- (compare Welsh ceiliog), from Proto-Indo-European *kleh₁- (call) (compare Latin calō, Greek καλέω (kaléō), Old English hlōwan (to low (of cows))).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

coileach m (genitive coiligh, plural coiligh)

  1. cock, rooster

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
coileach choileach gcoileach
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish cailech, from Proto-Celtic *kalyāko- (compare Welsh ceiliog), from Proto-Indo-European *kleh₁- (call) (compare Latin calō, Greek καλέω (kaléō), Old English hlōwan (to low (of cows))).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

coileach m (genitive coilich, plural coilich)

  1. cock, rooster

Derived terms[edit]