eireaball

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish erball.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

eireaball m (genitive singular eireabaill, nominative plural eireabaill)

  1. tail (of animal, comet, etc.)
  2. (tail) end
  3. (music) tail, stem (of note)

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
eireaball n-eireaball heireaball t-eireaball
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Finck, F. N. (1899), Die araner mundart, Marburg: Elwert’sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, vol. II, p. 217.

Further reading[edit]

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