colinn

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *kolannis, from Proto-Indo-European *kel-.

Noun[edit]

colinn f

  1. the body
  2. flesh
  3. corpse
  4. carcass

Inflection[edit]

Feminine i-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative
Vocative
Accusative
Genitive
Dative
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

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