gléas

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish glés, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰel- (to shine). Akin to Scottish Gaelic gleus. Cognate with Sanskrit हरि (hari), Old High German glanz (bright), German Glanz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gléas m (genitive gléis, plural gléasanna)

  1. instrument, tool
  2. apparatus, device
  3. order, manner, condition
  4. apparel (clothing)
  5. décor, trappings, arrangement
  6. (music) key
  7. (uncountable) sheen, gloss

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Verb[edit]

gléas (present analytic gléasann, future analytic gléasfaidh, verbal noun gléasadh, past participle gléasta)

  1. to adjust
  2. to arrange
  3. to dress

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
gléas ghléas ngléas
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.