fiacail

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish fíacail.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈfʲiəkəlʲ]
  • (Aran) IPA(key): [ˈfʲiəkəl]

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]

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

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish fíacail.

Noun[edit]

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

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

Derived terms[edit]

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