cíall

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See also: ciall

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *kʷēslā; cognate to Welsh pwyll.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cíall f

  1. (of persons) sense, intelligence, mind
  2. wisdom, good sense, skill
  3. sense (means of perception)
  4. intention, cause, reason, idea
  5. (of words, texts, etc.) signification, meaning
  6. (of grammatical forms) force, function, meaning

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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