timpeall

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish timchell, verbal noun of do·imchella (go around, surround)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

timpeall m (genitive timpill, plural timpill)

  1. round, circuit; roundabout
  2. surrounding, encircling position
  3. ambit, precinct
  4. (geometry) circumference
  5. girth

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Preposition[edit]

timpeall (with genitive)

  1. around, about
  2. about, approximately

Synonyms[edit]

Interjection[edit]

timpeall!

  1. (sailing) lee ho!

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
timpeall thimpeall dtimpeall
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • "timchell" in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “timcheall” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.
  • "timpeall" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.