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Subject: Re: Cuill means hazel
Author: Sean Foglai   (guest)
Date: November 12, 2004 at 7:32:09 PM
Reply to: Cuill means hazel by Gianfranco E. Tubino Bryce
From my Irish name site ...take your pick ...nothing's exact ...

cuile
an apartment where stores are kept, Old Irish cuile fínda, vinaria, *koliâ; Greek @Gkalía, hut, Sanskrit kula@-/ya, hut, nest (Stokes); from *kol-io-, root qel of ceil.

cuileag
a fly, Irish and Early Irish cuil, Welsh cylion, flies, Cornish kelionen, Breton quelyenen, *kuli-s, kuliâno-s; Latin culex.

cùileagan
feast (in a corner) (Carm.).

cuilean
a whelp, Irish cuileán (O'Br.), cuileann (O'R.), Early Irish culén, Welsh colwyn, Cornish coloin, catulus, Breton kolenn, young of quadrupeds; Greek @Gkúlla= @Gskúlaz, whelp (Bez.). It may be from cù, *kun, dog. Ernault, *culenos: root of @Gkúos; Middle Breton colen, so D'Arbois. Rhys says Welsh borrowed.

cuilidh
cellar, secret place, treasury; See cuile.
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