buidéal

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish buidél, from Old French botele, from Medieval Latin butticula, a diminutive of Late Latin buttis (cask), possibly from Proto-Indo-European *beu- (to swell).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

buidéal m (genitive singular buidéil, nominative plural buidéil)

  1. bottle

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
buidéal bhuidéal mbuidéal
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • "buidéal" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • buidél” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.