fuilech

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

fuil (blood) +‎ -ach

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fuilech

  1. bloody, blood-stained
  2. blood-shedding, sanguinary
    1. (by extension) valiant in battle
  3. (rare) of sanguine constitution

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
fuilech ḟuilech fuilech
pronounced with /v(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • fuilech” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.