fuasgail

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[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.

Verb[edit]

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

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