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Scottish Gaelic[edit]


From Middle Irish fúasclaid (release, redeem), a late form of fúaslaici, fúasailci formed by metathesis, probably from Old Irish do·fuasailci (release, dissolve), through loss of the first preverb.


fuasgail (past dh'fhuasgail, future fuasgailidh, verbal noun fuasgladh, past participle fuasgailte)

  1. release, free, liberate
  2. loosen, untie, disentangle
  3. solve, resolve