banscál

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish banscál.

Noun[edit]

banscál f ‎(genitive singular banscáile, nominative plural banscála)

  1. (literary) woman

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
banscál bhanscál mbanscál
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ben(woman) +‎ scál(man, human being)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

banscál n, f ‎(genitive banscáil or banscáile, nominative plural banscála)

  1. woman
  2. female

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

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Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
banscál banscál
pronounced with /v(ʲ)-/
mbanscál
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • banscál” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.