uasal

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See also: Uasal and úasal

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish úasal, from Proto-Celtic *ouxselos, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ewg- (to increase, enlarge).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

uasal (comparative uaisle, genitive singular masculine uasail, genitive singular feminine uaisle, plural uaisle)

  1. noble, high-born, aristocratic
  2. gallant
  3. genteel
  4. lofty

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

uasal m (genitive uasail, nominative plural uaisle)

  1. A nobleman, aristocrat
  2. (nobility) lord

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
uasal n-uasal huasal t-uasal
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old Irish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

uasal

  1. Alternative form of úasal.

Noun[edit]

uasal

  1. Alternative form of úasal.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish úasal.

Adjective[edit]

uasal

  1. aristocratic, noble, grand, genteel

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

uasal m (genitive uasail, plural uaislean)

  1. A noble