úasal

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *ouxselos, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ewg-. Cognate with Welsh uchel, Old Breton uhel (Breton huel); and with Old English weaxan (English wax), Ancient Greek αὐξω (auksō, increase), and Latin augeo (increase). Akin to uas and uachtar.

Adjective[edit]

úasal (comparative úaisliu, superlative uaislem)

  1. high
  2. lofty, high-born
  3. noble, gallant, genteel

Descendants[edit]

Noun[edit]

úasal ? (plural uaisle)

  1. lofty place
  2. noble

Descendants[edit]