fiacail

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish fíacail.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fiacail f (genitive singular fiacaile, nominative plural fiacla)

  1. tooth
    Proverb:
    Ní mhilleann dea-ghlór fiacail; níor bhris focal maith fiacail riamh.A kind word is always welcome.
  2. edge, verge

Declension[edit]

  • Alternative genitive plural: fiacal

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
fiacail fhiacail bhfiacail
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]


Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish fíacail.

Noun[edit]

fiacail f or m (genitive singular fiacla, plural fiaclan)

  1. tooth
  2. cog (on a gear)
  3. pin (of an electric plug)

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • fiacail” in Edward Dwelly, Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic–English Dictionary, 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, 1911, →ISBN.
  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019) , “fíacail”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language