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From Old Irish apstal, from Latin apostolus, from Ancient Greek ἀπόστολος (apóstolos, one sent forth, apostle).



aspal m (genitive singular aspail, nominative plural aspail)

  1. apostle


Derived terms[edit]


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

Further reading[edit]

  • "aspal" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • G. Toner, S. Arbuthnot, M. Ní Mhaonaigh, D. Wodtko, editors (1913–76), “apstal”, in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Dublin: Royal Irish Aacademy, →ISBN
  • “apstal” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 2nd ed., 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.
  • Finck, F. N. (1899), Die araner mundart, Marburg: Elwert’sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, vol. II, p. 9.
  • Entries containing “aspal” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “aspal” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.