quallian

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Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish cuilén, from Proto-Celtic *kulēnos(whelp).

Noun[edit]

quallian m ‎(genitive singular quallianagh, plural quallianyn)

  1. puppy, pup
    She quallian jeh'nchied seiy.‎ ― He is a pup of the first litter.
  2. whelp
  3. cub

Mutation[edit]

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
quallian whallian guallian
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

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