gabul

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *gablā, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰeh₁bʰ- (to grab, take).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gabul m or f

  1. fork
  2. branch
  3. gallows, gibbet

Inflection[edit]

Masculine o-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative gabul gabulL gabuilL
Vocative gabuil gabulL gabluH
Accusative gabulN gabulL gabluH
Genitive gabuilL gabul gabulN
Dative gabulL gablaib gablaib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization
Feminine ā-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative gabulL gabuilL gablaH
Vocative gabulL gabuilL gablaH
Accusative gabuilN gabuilL gablaH
Genitive gaibleH gabulL gabulN
Dative gabuilL gablaib gablaib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

Descendants[edit]

  • Irish: gabhal
  • Manx: goal
  • Scottish Gaelic: gobhal

Warungu[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gabul

  1. carpet snake, carpet python

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Tsunoda, Tasaku. (2011) A Grammar of Warrongo