dall

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See also: Dall, Dall., and dall'

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

dall (plural dalls)

  1. A tile with an incised surface.

See also[edit]


Breton[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Brythonic *dall, from Proto-Celtic *dallos.

Adjective[edit]

dall

  1. blind

Mutation[edit]


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.

Further reading[edit]


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]

  • dall” in Edward Dwelly, Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary, 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, 1911, →ISBN.
  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019) , “dall”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language

Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Brythonic *dall, from Proto-Celtic *dallos. Cognate with Breton dall, Irish dall, Scottish Gaelic dall.

Adjective[edit]

dall (feminine singular dall, plural dall)

  1. blind

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
dall ddall nall unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950-) , “dall”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies