gabháil

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

gabh +‎ -áil

Noun[edit]

gabháil m (genitive gabhála, plural gabhálacha)

  1. Verbal noun of gabh.
  2. catch, seizure, capture; assumption (of authority); occupation (of territory); acceptance; undertaking; tolerance
  3. fitting, adjustment; yoke, harness; attire; control; prop, support
  4. (music, poetry) rendering
  5. barm, yeast, leaven

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Derived terms[edit]

  • gabhálach (taking, catching; receptive; contagious; gripping, grasping, occupying; possessive, avaricious)
  • gabhálacht (receptiveness, receptivity; contagiousness; graspingness, avarice)

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
gabháil ghabháil ngabháil
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.