deilbh

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Originally the dative of dealbh; from Old Irish delb (figure, form, image, likeness, statue).

Noun[edit]

deilbh f (genitive deilbhe, nominative plural deilbheacha)

  1. frame, figure
  2. shape, appearance
  3. (weaving) warp
  4. (archaic, dialectal) dative singular of dealbh

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
deilbh dheilbh ndeilbh
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Noun[edit]

deilbh m, f

  1. genitive singular of dealbh
  2. plural form of dealbh