camall

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Irish[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Anglo-Norman camel, from Latin camēlus, from Ancient Greek κάμηλος ‎(kámēlos), from Proto-Semitic *gamal-; compare Arabic جَمَل ‎(jamal) and Hebrew גָּמָל ‎(gamál).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

camall m ‎(genitive singular camaill, nominative plural camaill)

  1. camel

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
camall chamall gcamall
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • camall” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “camall” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.
  • "camall" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.