dall

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See also: Dall, Dall., and dall'

Breton[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *dallos (compare Old Irish dall, Welsh dall); possibly cognate with Gothic 𐌳𐍅𐌰𐌻𐍃 ‎(dwals, foolish, stupid).

Adjective[edit]

dall

  1. blind

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish dall, from Proto-Celtic *dallos (compare Welsh dall); possibly cognate with Gothic 𐌳𐍅𐌰𐌻𐍃 ‎(dwals, foolish, stupid).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

dall ‎(genitive singular masculine daill, genitive singular feminine daille, plural dalla, comparative daille)

  1. blind; blinded
  2. dull, uninformed; in the dark
  3. dazed, stupefied

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

dall m ‎(genitive singular daill, nominative plural daill)

  1. blind person
  2. dull, uninformed, person
  3. dimness; gloom, obscurity

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

dall ‎(present analytic dallann, future analytic dallfaidh, verbal noun dalladh, past participle dallta)

  1. (transitive) blind
  2. (transitive) bedim; dazzle; daze, stupefy
  3. (transitive, of opening) darken; block, obscure

Conjugation[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
dall dhall ndall
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

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

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish dall, from Proto-Celtic *dallos (compare Welsh dall); possibly cognate with Gothic 𐌳𐍅𐌰𐌻𐍃 ‎(dwals, foolish, stupid).

Adjective[edit]

dall ‎(comparative doille)

  1. blind
  2. ignorant
  3. obscure
  4. dark
  5. misled
  6. puzzled

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

dall ‎(past dhall, future dallaidh, verbal noun dalladh, past participle dallta)

  1. blind, make blind
  2. mislead
  3. deceive
  4. puzzle

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