gillán

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Old Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From gilla +‎ -án.

Noun[edit]

gillán m

  1. Young servant
Inflection[edit]
Masculine o-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative
Vocative
Accusative
Genitive
Dative
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

Etymology 2[edit]

From gell +‎ -án

Noun[edit]

gillán m

  1. A little hostage, pledgeling.
Inflection[edit]
Masculine o-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative
Vocative
Accusative
Genitive
Dative
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

Mutation[edit]

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

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