kellagh

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Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish cailech, from Proto-Celtic *kalyākos, from Proto-Indo-European *kleh₁- ‎(call).

Noun[edit]

kellagh m ‎(genitive singular kellee, plural kellee)

  1. rooster
  2. male (of birds)

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
kellagh chellagh gellagh
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

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