saol

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish saegul (lifetime, world), from Latin saeculum.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

saol m (genitive saoil, nominative plural saolta)

  1. life
  2. lifetime
  3. world
    an saol mór ― the whole world; all people, everyone

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Mutation[edit]

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