dìol

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See also: diol and díol

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish dílaid, from díl ‎(satisfaction, paying, of a debt) (see below).

Verb[edit]

dìol ‎(past dhìol, future dìolaidh, verbal noun dìoladh, past participle dìolte)

  1. avenge, take revenge
  2. compensate, render, reward, requite
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Irish díl ‎(satisfaction, paying, of a debt), from do·lá ‎(rejects, remits (a debt)), from Proto-Celtic *di-layo- ‎(throw away), from Proto-Indo-European *leh₁w- ‎(loosen, release).

Noun[edit]

dìol m ‎(genitive singular dìola, no plural)

  1. recompense, satisfaction, retribution
  2. reward, pay, hire
  3. satiety, sufficiency
  4. object, end proposed
  5. fate, destiny
  6. the act of weaning
  7. condition, state
  8. complement, proportion
  9. use
  10. selling
  11. restitution

Adjective[edit]

dìol

  1. worthy, sufficient

References[edit]

  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, ISBN 0 901771 92 9
  • díl” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • dílaid” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.