diabhal

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Irish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish díabul, from Latin diabolus ‎(devil), from Ancient Greek διάβολος ‎(diábolos, slanderer).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

diabhal m ‎(genitive singular diabhail, nominative plural diabhail)

  1. devil

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Related terms[edit]

  • diabhlaíocht f ‎(devilry; wizardry, witchcraft; devilment, mischievousness; cursing)

Determiner[edit]

diabhal

  1. (colloquial) no, not a (emphatic)
    diabhal focal‎ ― not a single word
    diabhal duine‎ ― no one at all

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
diabhal dhiabhal ndiabhal
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish díabul, from Latin diabolus, from Ancient Greek διάβολος ‎(diábolos, slanderer).

Noun[edit]

diabhal m ‎(genitive singular diabhail, plural diabhlan or diabhail)

  1. devil

Derived terms[edit]

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