shellan

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Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perhaps from a variant form of Middle Irish teillenn (swarm of bees). Compare Irish seileán ((wild) honey-bee) and Scottish Gaelic seillean (bee; heath or field-bee).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

shellan m (genitive singular shellan, plural shellanyn)

  1. bee

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
shellan hellan
after "yn", çhellan
unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.