fosgail

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish osclaid (compare Munster, Connacht, and Standard Irish oscail), fosclaid (compare Ulster Irish foscail, Manx foshil), from Old Irish oslaicid (opens; lets loose, releases).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

fosgail (past dh'fhosgail, future fosglaidh, verbal noun fosgladh, past participle fosgailte)

  1. open

Derived terms[edit]