colann

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

See colainn.

Noun[edit]

colann f

  1. (archaic) older form of colainn

Usage notes[edit]

  • There are two genitive forms, colna and colla. The dative form colainn has supplanted the nominative form in the modern language.

Related terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
colann cholann gcolann
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Noun[edit]

colann f (genitive colainn, plural colainnean)

  1. body
  2. flesh
  3. carcass

Usage notes[edit]

  • Alternative genitives, colna and colla, are also known.