fidil

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Middle English fithele, from Old English fiþele, probably from Medieval Latin vitula.

Noun[edit]

fidil f (genitive singular fidle or fidile, nominative plural fidleacha or fidilí)

  1. (music) fiddle

Declension[edit]

Alternative declension

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
fidil fhidil bhfidil
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • "fidil" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • fiddle” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.