aingeal

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish aingel, from Late Latin angelus, from Ancient Greek ἄγγελος (ángelos, messenger).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

aingeal m (genitive singular aingil, nominative plural aingil)

  1. (religion) angel
  2. fire; lighted coal
  3. (numismatics) angel-noble

Declension[edit]

  • Irregular vocative plural: aingle

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]


Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish aingel, from Late Latin angelus, from Ancient Greek ἄγγελος (ángelos, messenger).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈãĩŋʲkʲəl̪ˠ/

Noun[edit]

aingeal m (genitive singular aingil, plural aingil or ainglean)

  1. angel
  2. messenger
  3. (euphemistic) fire
  4. (dated) light, sunshine

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

  • aingeal” in Edward Dwelly, Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic–English Dictionary, 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, 1911, →ISBN.
  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019) , “1 aingel”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language