úasal

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *ouxselos, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃ewps-. Cognate with Welsh uchel, Old Breton uchel (Breton uhel), and with Ancient Greek ὕψι ‎(húpsi, on high, aloft) and ὑψηλός ‎(hupsēlós, high, lofty).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

úasal ‎(comparative úaisliu, superlative uaislem)

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

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Noun[edit]

úasal ? ‎(plural uaisle)

  1. lofty place
  2. noble

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
úasal unchanged n-úasal
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.