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dathúil

dathúil

Irish

Alternative forms

  • dathamhail (superseded)

Adjective

dathúil (genitive singular feminine dathúla, plural dathúla, comparative dathúla)

  1. colorful
    1. comely,good-looking, beautiful
  2. generous

Declension

Derived terms

  • dathúlacht f (good looks, comeliness, beauty; generosity)

Mutation

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
dathúil dhathúil ndathúil
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References

  • dathamail” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “daṫaṁail” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.
  • Tomás de Bhaldraithe, 1975, The Irish of Cois Fhairrge, Co. Galway, The Dublin Institute of Advanced Studies, p. xi.
  • "dathúil" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.