bileog

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Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish bileóc, from bile.

Noun[edit]

bileog f (genitive singular bileoige, nominative plural bileoga)

  1. (botany) leaf
    Synonym: duilleog
  2. sheet (of paper)
    Synonym: leathán
  3. handout, leaflet
    Synonyms: bileog eolais, bileog faisnéise, bileoigín, dáileán, duille, glacán bileog
  4. briefing
    Synonym: faisnéisiú
  5. (colloquial) letter of freedom (to marry)
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from English billhook, modified to contain the suffix -óg.

Noun[edit]

bileog f (genitive singular bileoige, nominative plural bileoga)

  1. billhook
    Synonym: corrán

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
bileog bhileog mbileog
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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