anail

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See also: anáil

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English anil, from Middle French or Portuguese anil, from Andalusian Arabic النيل ‎(an-nīl), from Arabic نِيل ‎(nīl), from Persian نیل ‎(nīl, indigo), from Middle Persian, ultimately from Sanskrit नीला ‎(nīlā, dark blue).

Noun[edit]

anail f ‎(genitive singular anaile, nominative plural anailí)

  1. anil

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
anail n-anail hanail t-anail
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 anál ‎(act of breathing; breath), verbal noun of anaid.

Noun[edit]

anail f ‎(genitive singular analach or anaile, plural anailean)

  1. breath
  2. breeze, air
  3. best
  4. opinion
  5. rest

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, ISBN 0 901771 92 9
  • anál” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.