eile

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Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *eklen. Cognate to Finnish eilen, Votic eglee, and Livvi egläi.

Adverb[edit]

eile

  1. yesterday

German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

eile

  1. inflection of eilen:
    1. first-person singular present
    2. first/third-person singular subjunctive I
    3. singular imperative

Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish aile, eile, oile (second, other, another), from Proto-Celtic *alyos, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂élyos (other, out of a group of more than two), from *h₂el- (beyond).

Adjective[edit]

eile

  1. other, another; next, more, else

Adverb[edit]

eile

  1. else

Etymology 2[edit]

Adjective[edit]

eile

  1. Alternative form of uile (all, every; all, whole)

Noun[edit]

eile f (indeclinable)

  1. Alternative form of uile (all)

Adverb[edit]

eile

  1. Alternative form of uile (all, wholly, entirely)

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
eile n-eile heile not applicable
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 aile, eile, oile (second, other, another), from Proto-Celtic *alyos, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂élyos (other, out of a group of more than two), from *h₂el- (beyond).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

eile

  1. other, another, else
    Tha faclair eile agam.I have another/a different dictionary.
    'S e sin rudeigin eile.That's something else.
    A bheil searrag eile agaibh?Do you have another/one more flask?

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • eile” in Edward Dwelly, Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic–English Dictionary, 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, 1911, →ISBN.
  • aile”, in Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors, eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language, 2019