uile

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (adjective; adverb): uilig (Cois Fharraige)

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish uile, from Proto-Celtic *olyos (all, whole, every), from Proto-Indo-European *h₃ol-yo-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Determiner[edit]

uile

  1. all
  2. every

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

uile

  1. all, the whole

Noun[edit]

an uile f (invariable)

  1. all, all things

Adverb[edit]

uile

  1. all, wholly, entirely

Mutation[edit]

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

Old Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *olyos (all, whole, every) (compare Welsh oll, Gaulish ollon), from Proto-Indo-European *h₃ol-yo- (compare Gothic 𐌰𐌻𐌻𐍃 (alls, all, whole), Old Armenian ողջ (ołǰ)).

Determiner[edit]

uile

  1. all
    huili doíni talman – "all the men of the earth"
    Israheldai huli – "all the Israelites"
    in tain do·n-airbertar in boill uili – "when all the members are subdued"
  2. whole
    int huile talam – "the whole earth"
    arin duiniu huiliu – "for the whole man"

Usage notes[edit]

May occur before or after the noun it modifies; it is usually accompanied by the definite article, except when used with proper nouns.

Descendants[edit]


Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish uile, from Proto-Celtic *olyos.

Adverb[edit]

uile

  1. all

Adjective[edit]

uile

  1. all

Derived terms[edit]