fuil

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Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish fuil.

Noun[edit]

fuil f (genitive fola, nominative plural fola)

  1. blood
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Irish fil, originally an imperative meaning 'see', from Proto-Indo-European *wel- (see), cognate with Latin voltus, face. For the semantic development 'see here' > 'here is' compare French voici and voilà.

Verb[edit]

fuil

  1. present indicative dependent analytic of
    An bhfuil sé anseo?
    Is he here?
    Creidim go bhfuil sí imithe
    I believe she is gone.
Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
fuil fhuil bhfuil
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old Irish[edit]

Noun[edit]

fuil f (i-stem, genitive folo or fola)

  1. blood
  2. (by extension) a wound

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

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

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish fuil.

Noun[edit]

fuil f (genitive fala, no plural)

  1. blood

Derived terms[edit]