feaill

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Manx[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish féil (compare Irish féile, Scottish Gaelic fèill), from Latin vigilia (wakefulness, watch), from vigil (awake), from Proto-Indo-European *weǵ- (to be strong).

Noun[edit]

feaill f (genitive singular feailley, plural feaillyn)

  1. (religion) holiday, festival

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
feaill eaill veaill
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

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