cuilén

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *kulēnos ‎(whelp).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cuilén m

  1. pup, puppy
  2. cub
  3. kitten

Descendants[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
cuilén chuilén cuilén
pronounced with /ɡ(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

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