aillse

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Irish[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish aillsiu (cancer)

Noun[edit]

aillse f (genitive singular aillse, nominative plural aillsí)

  1. Obsolete spelling of ailse (cancer)
  2. alternative genitive singular of aillis

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

aillse f (genitive singular aillse, nominative plural aillsí)

  1. (obsolete) a fairy, a diminutive creature.
  2. (obsolete) a delay, heedlessness, neglect.

Mutation[edit]

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

Further reading[edit]


Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish aillsiu (sore, tumour, abscess).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

aillse f (genitive singular aillse)

  1. cancer
  2. carcinoma
  3. gangrene

Mutation[edit]

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

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