dlaoi

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Irish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish dlaí, dluí (wisp, tuft; thatch, covering).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dlaoi f (genitive singular dlaoi, nominative plural dlaoithe)

  1. wisp, tuft; lock, tress
    Synonym: dual
  2. bundle of thatch; covering (of thatch, hair)
  3. strand
    1. strip (of bark, of skin)
    2. (anatomy) hymen
      Synonyms: himéin, scannán óchta

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
dlaoi dhlaoi ndlaoi
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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