cuileann

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish cuilenn m ‎((wood of the) holly-tree) (compare Scottish Gaelic cuileann, Manx cullyn), from Proto-Celtic *kolinnos (compare Welsh celyn, Breton kelenn), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱol- ‎(thorn, thorny plant) (compare English holly), from *ḱel- ‎(to cut).

Noun[edit]

cuileann m, f ‎(genitive singular cuilinn)

  1. Holly.

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cuileann chuileann gcuileann
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish cuilenn m ‎((wood of the) holly-tree) (compare Irish cuileann, Manx cullyn), from Proto-Celtic *kolinnos (compare Welsh celyn, Breton kelenn), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱol- ‎(thorn, thorny plant) (compare English holly), from *ḱel- ‎(to cut).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cuileann m ‎(genitive singular cuilinn)

  1. Holly

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