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fuil

fuil

Irish

Noun

fuil f (genitive singular fola, nominative plural fola)

  1. blood
Declension
Derived terms

Etymology 2

From Old Irish fil, originally an imperative meaning 'see', from Proto-Indo-European *wel- (see), cognate with Latin voltus (face). For the semantic development 'see here' > 'here is' compare French voici and voilà.

Verb

fuil

  1. present indicative dependent analytic of
    An bhfuil sé anseo?
    Is he here?
    Creidim go bhfuil sí imithe
    I believe she is gone.
Derived terms

Mutation

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
fuil fhuil bhfuil
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References


Middle Irish

Etymology

From Old Irish fuil.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /fulʲ/

Noun

fuil f (i-stem, genitive fola)

  1. blood
  2. (by extension) a wound

Descendants

Mutation

Middle Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
fuil ḟuil fuil
pronounced with /v(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References

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

Old Irish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /fulʲ/

Noun

fuil f (genitive folo)

  1. blood
  2. (by extension) a wound

Inflection

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Derived terms

  • fuilchar (bloodthirsty)
  • fuilech (bloody, bloodstained)
  • fuilide (of the nature of blood)

Descendants

Mutation

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
fuil ḟuil fuil
pronounced with /v(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References

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

Scottish Gaelic

Etymology

From Old Irish fuil.

Noun

fuil f (genitive singular fala, no plural)

  1. blood
  2. family, tribe, kindred
  3. bloodshed
  4. wound
  5. breeding
  6. temper, nature

Derived terms

References

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