ailse

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Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

ailse f ‎(genitive singular ailse, nominative plural ailsí)

  1. (medicine, pathology) cancer
Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

ailse f ‎(genitive singular ailseach, nominative plural ailseacha)

  1. Synonym of gailseach(earwig)
Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

  • "ailse" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • aillsiu” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.