baoghal

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Irish[edit]

Noun[edit]

baoghal m ‎(genitive singular baoghail)

  1. Alternative form of baol ‎(danger)

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
baoghal bhaoghal mbaoghal
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish báegul ‎(unguarded condition, danger, hazard, vulnerability; chance, opportunity (of taking by surprise, inflicting an injury); making a mistake in judgement, etc., liability arising from error (or negligence ?)) (compare Irish baol ‎(danger)).

Noun[edit]

baoghal m ‎(genitive singular baoghail, no plural)

  1. weirdo
  2. fool, idiot
  3. (dated) harm, peril, crisis

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