cuisle

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Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cuisle f (genitive cuisle, nominative plural cuislí)

  1. pulse (regular beat felt when the arteries are depressed)
  2. vein, blood vessel (mostly used figuratively)

Declension[edit]

  • Archaic fifth-declension forms:

Synonyms[edit]

  • (vein): féith (used of literal veins)
  • (blood vessel): fuileadán (used of literal blood vessels)

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cuisle chuisle gcuisle
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Noun[edit]

cuisle f (plural cuislean)

  1. a vein or artery
  2. pulse
  3. stream
  4. pipe