faill

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

faill f (genitive singular faille, nominative plural failleanna)

  1. (literary) negligence, omission
  2. unguarded state
  3. chance, opportunity
  4. time, occasion
  5. cessation, easement

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
faill fhaill bhfaill
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Manx[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Verb[edit]

faill (verbal noun failleil or fajeil)

  1. fail, fall short, decline

Etymology 2[edit]

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Verb[edit]

faill (verbal noun failley, past participle failt)

  1. hire, employ, engage

Noun[edit]

faill f (genitive singular faillee)

  1. wages

Mutation[edit]

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
faill aill vaill
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.