eagal

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish ecal.

Adjective[edit]

eagal

  1. feared (used mostly in fixed phrases, see derived terms)

Derived terms[edit]


Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish ecal.

Noun[edit]

eagal m (genitive singular eagail, plural eagalan)

  1. fear, fright, horror

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used with the preposition ro for English of:
    Bha eagal air na searbhantan òga roimhe.
    The young servants were afraid of him (literally "there was fear on the servants young before him").