fíacail

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin figere (to be fixed) (i.e., a mouth-fixture).

Noun[edit]

fíacail m, f (i-stem, genitive singular fíacla or fíaclu, plural fíaclai)

  1. (anatomy) tooth
    • c. 875, Milan Glosses on the Psalms, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 7–483, Ml. 56d4
      "hua détnaig a fiaclae fri alailiu" glosses attritu dentium

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References[edit]

  • Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, Dublin [1]