saill

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish saill (salted meat, bacon).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Aran) IPA(key): [sˠail̠ʲ]

Noun[edit]

saill f (genitive saille)

  1. salted meat
  2. fatty meat, fat

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Verb[edit]

saill (present analytic sailleann, future analytic saillfidh, verbal noun sailleadh, past participle saillte)

  1. to salt, cure
  2. (figuratively, of speech) to season
  3. (figuratively, of person) to grossly overcharge, fleece

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
saill shaill
after "an", tsaill
unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old Irish[edit]

Noun[edit]

saill f

  1. salted meat, especially bacon

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish saill (salted meat, bacon).

Noun[edit]

saill f (genitive saille)

  1. fat, grease, suet
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Irish saillid (he salts, cures), from saill.

Verb[edit]

saill (verbal noun sailleadh)

  1. to pickle, cure, preserve, salt