meall

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Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Noun[edit]

meall m (genitive mill, nominative plural mealla)

  1. ball, globe
  2. prominent, fleshy part
  3. protuberance, projection
  4. tumor, swelling
  5. knoll, mound
  6. lump, mass
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Etymology 2[edit]

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Verb[edit]

meall (present analytic meallann, future analytic meallfaidh, verbal noun mealladh, past participle meallta)

  1. to beguile, charm; entice
  2. to delude, deceive; disappoint
Conjugation[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
meall mheall unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

meall m (genitive and plural mill)

  1. lump
  2. hill
  3. large number
  4. shower (of rain)

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Verb[edit]

meall (verbal noun mealladh)

  1. to deceive, trick, cheat
  2. to entice, beguile, inveigle
  3. to seduce, charm, tempt

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