anáil

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See also: anail

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish anál(breathing, breath) (verbal noun of anaid), from Proto-Celtic *anatlā.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Aran) IPA(key): /əˈnɑːl/

Noun[edit]

anáil f (genitive singular anála, nominative plural análacha)

  1. breath
    Tharraing sé anáil.‎ ― He drew a breath.
  2. air
  3. influence

Declension[edit]

Alternate declension

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

  • "anáil" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Franz Nikolaus Finck, 1899, Die araner mundart, Marburg: Elwert’sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, vol. II, 99.
  • anál” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.