stail

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

stail (plural stails)

  1. (UK, obsolete) Alternative form of stale (a long, thin handle, as of mops, rakes, &c.)

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [sˠt̪ˠalʲ]
  • (Cois Fharraige) IPA(key): [sˠt̪ˠæːlʲ]

Noun[edit]

stail f (genitive staile, nominative plural staileanna)

  1. stallion

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

Despite the meaning, this noun is feminine and is referred back to using the feminine pronoun .