feighil

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish figell, from Latin vigil.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

feighil f (genitive singular feighle)

  1. vigilance, watchfulness; care, attention
  2. verbal noun of feighil

Declension[edit]

Verb[edit]

feighil (present analytic feighlíonn, future analytic feighleoidh, verbal noun feighil, past participle feighlithe)

  1. watch, tend

Conjugation[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

  • feighlí (watcher, tender, overseer)

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
feighil fheighil bhfeighil
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • figel(l)” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • figlid” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • "feighil" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.