féileacán

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Likely from féile meaning party or celebration. Older term was Old Irish etelachán (little flying creature, butterfly), from etelach (flying, that flies) +‎ -án.

Noun[edit]

féileacán m (genitive singular féileacáin, nominative plural féileacáin)

  1. butterfly

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
féileacán fhéileacán bhféileacán
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.