gíall

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Noun[edit]

gíall m

  1. (anatomy) jaw
Descendants[edit]
  • Irish: giall (jaw, lower cheek)
  • Scottish Gaelic: giall (jaw, jowl)

Etymology 2[edit]

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Noun[edit]

gíall m

  1. human pledge, hostage
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Irish: giall (hostage, human pledge)
  • Scottish Gaelic: giall (hostage, pledge)