deighil

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Irish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish dedlaid.

Verb[edit]

deighil ‎(present analytic deighleann, future analytic deighilfidh, verbal noun deighilt, past participle deighilte)

  1. (transitive) part, separate (one thing from another), split
  2. (transitive) divide, partition, segment

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
deighil dheighil ndeighil
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • dedlaid” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “deaġluiġim” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.
  • "deighil" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.