coille

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Irish[edit]

Noun 1[edit]

coille f sg

  1. genitive singular of coill (wood, forest)

Noun 2[edit]

coille f sg

variant genitive singular of caileann (calends)

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
coille choille gcoille
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]


Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *cōlea, a feminine formation from Latin cōleus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

coille f (oblique plural coilles, nominative singular coille, nominative plural coilles)

  1. (anatomy, vulgar) ball, testicle

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Descendants[edit]


Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish caille, genitive singular of caill (forest) (compare modern Irish coill).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

coille f (genitive singular coille, plural coilltean or coilltichean)

  1. forest

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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