béal

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See also: beal and Beal

French[edit]

Noun[edit]

béal m (plural béaaux)

  1. Small irrigation canal (term used in the south of France)

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish bél (compare Scottish Gaelic beul, Manx beeal), from Proto-Celtic *belos (compare Welsh gwefl ‘animal lip’, Cornish gwevel).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

béal m (genitive béil, nominative plural béil)

  1. (anatomy, etc.) mouth
  2. opening
  3. edge (of knife)
  4. muzzle (of weapon)

Declension[edit]

  • Plural form used in certain phrases: béala

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
béal bhéal mbéal
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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