Dáil Éireann

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Borrowed from Irish.


  • (UK) IPA(key): /dɔɪ̯l ˈɛə̯ɹən/

Proper noun[edit]

Dáil Éireann

  1. The lower house of the Parliament of Ireland.

Usage notes[edit]

As in the original Irish, Dáil Éireann is typically abbreviated to Dáil, which, unlike the former, is preceded by the definite article. Thus one says: a member of Dáil Éireann; but: a member of the Dáil.


Proper noun[edit]

Dáil Éireann f

  1. the lower house of the Parliament of Ireland


Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
Dáil Éireann Dháil Éireann nDáil Éireann
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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