feall

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Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish fell (deceit, treachery).

Noun[edit]

feall m (genitive singular fill, nominative plural feallanna)

  1. deceit, treachery, bad faith
  2. let-down, failure
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Irish fellaid (act deceitfully), from fell.

Verb[edit]

feall (present analytic feallann, future analytic feallfaidh, verbal noun fealladh, past participle feallta)

  1. (with ar) prove false to, betray; fail; cheat
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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
feall fheall bhfeall
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

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

Old English[edit]

Noun[edit]

feall ?

  1. Alternative form of fiell