deiligid

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Middle Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish deiligidir, from Proto-Celtic *del-, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰayl-, *dʰoyl- (part, watershed). Cognate with Old English dǣlan (to divide, part) (Modern English deal), Lithuanian dalinti (divide), Old Church Slavonic дѣлити (děliti).

Verb[edit]

deiligid

  1. to separate, divide

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Middle Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
deiligid deiligid
pronounced with /ð(ʲ)-/
ndeiligid
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

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