coileach

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

coileach m ‎(genitive singular coiligh, nominative plural coiligh)

  1. cock
    1. rooster
    2. other male bird

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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.

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

coileach m ‎(genitive singular coilich, plural coilich)

  1. cock, rooster
  2. barn-cock
  3. rill of water
  4. eddy, rapids
  5. (west of Ross) white crest on the waves
  6. the apex of a thatched hay- or corn-stack

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