domlas

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish domblas, from do- + mlas.

Noun[edit]

domlas m (genitive singular domlais)

  1. gall, bile
    1. gall bladder and contents
    2. (of taste) bitterness; (of temperament) rancour; bitter substance; obnoxious thing
  2. bitter, rancorous, person

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

  • domlasta (bilious; bitter, rancorous; obnoxious, adjective)

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
domlas dhomlas ndomlas
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • "domlas" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • domblas” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.