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See also: coiléar

Scottish Gaelic[edit]


From Middle Irish coilér, a borrowing from Middle English [Term?], from Anglo-Norman coler, from Late Latin collare, from Latin collum (neck).


coilear m (genitive singular coileir, plural coilearan)

  1. collar (of shirt etc)


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


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