eala

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish ela.

Noun[edit]

eala f (genitive eala, nominative plural ealaí)

  1. swan

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
eala n-eala heala t-eala
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

ǣlā , hēlā

Etymology[edit]

Perhaps from a compound whose elements answer to (hey) +‎ (lo).

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

ēalā

  1. oh!, alas!
    Eala! ðæt hit wurde: alas!, that it might be.

Descendants[edit]


Old Frisian[edit]

Interjection[edit]

ēala

  1. hail!
    Eala, frya Fresena!
    Hail, free Frisians!

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish ela.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

eala f (genitive ealaidh, plural ealachan)

  1. swan