capall

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Irish[edit]

capall

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish capall, from Proto-Celtic [Term?].

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

capall m ‎(genitive singular capaill, nominative plural capaill)

  1. horse (large hoofed animal)
  2. (Ulster) mare
  3. (genitive singular as attributive adjective) large, coarse (species of something)

Declension[edit]

  • Alternative plural: caiple (Cois Fharraige)

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
capall chapall gcapall
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

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

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Insular Celtic *kapallos, from Proto-Celtic [Term?]. Compare Welsh ceffyl and Gaulish caballos, presumably whence Latin caballus was borrowed.

Noun[edit]

capall m

  1. horse

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

  • capall” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish capall ‎(horse), from Proto-Celtic [Term?].

Noun[edit]

capall m ‎(genitive singular capaill, plural capaill)

  1. colt

References[edit]