duille

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish duille ‎(leaf; page).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

duille m ‎(genitive singular duille, nominative plural duillí)

  1. (botany) leaf
  2. (collective) leaves, foliage
  3. (anatomy) eyelid
  4. (figuratively) glory, wealth
  5. (figuratively) handout, leaflet

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
duille dhuille nduille
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

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

Old Irish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

duille f, m ‎(in later language)

  1. (botany) leaf; (collective) foliage
  2. something resembling a leaf, especially a leaf of a book

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Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

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

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish duille ‎(leaf; something resembling a leaf).

Noun[edit]

duille f ‎(genitive singular duille, plural duillean)

  1. (botany) leaf
  2. scabbard
  3. (anatomy, vulgar slang) vagina

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