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See also: còmhla



From Old Irish comla (valve of door, window, etc.).


comhla f (genitive singular comhla or comhlach or comhladh, nominative plural comhlaí or comhlacha or comhlain)

  1. leaf (of a door)
    Synonyms: comhla dorais
  2. (architecture, photography, etc.) shutter
  3. (anatomy, botany, conchology) valve


Derived terms[edit]


Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
comhla chomhla gcomhla
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • "comhla" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • comla” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • Entries containing “comhla” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “comhla” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.