seillean

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

seillean no seillean-mór (Bombus distinguendus) air flùr
Bumblebee on flower
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Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): ʃeLʲan

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Noun[edit]

seillean m ‎(genitive singular seillein, plural seilleanan)

  1. bee, heath or field-bee (Superfamily Apoidea)[1]
  2. teasing request or repetition[1]

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  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 1.12 1.13 1.14 1.15 1.16 1.17 1.18 1.19 1.20 1.21 1.22 1.23 1.24 1.25 1.26 1.27 1.28 1.29 1.30 bee and seillean in Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, ISBN 0 901771 92 9; accessed on 7 May 2015.
  2. 2.00 2.01 2.02 2.03 2.04 2.05 2.06 2.07 2.08 2.09 2.10 2.11 2.12 2.13 2.14 2.15 2.16 2.17 2.18 2.19 2.20 2.21 2.22 2.23 2.24 Bauer, Mìchael. bee and seillean in "Am Faclair Beag"}}. Accessed 7 May 2015.
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