gealacán

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Compare Scottish Gaelic gealagan.

Noun[edit]

gealacán m (genitive singular gealacáin, nominative plural gealacáin)

  1. white (of egg, of eye)
  2. (anatomy) kneecap

Declension[edit]

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
gealacán ghealacán ngealacán
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • "gealacán" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • egg+white” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • white” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.