gial

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Manx[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish gel, from Proto-Celtic *gelo-, from Proto-Indo-European *ghel- (to shine).

Adjective[edit]

gial

  1. bright
  2. clear
  3. white
    • Cha gial as (yn) sniaghtey. As white as snow.
  4. shining
  5. light-coloured
Mutation[edit]
Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
gial yial ngial
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

gial (verbal noun gialdyn, past participle giallit)

  1. to promise
  2. to grant
Mutation[edit]
Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
gial yial ngial
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.
Derived terms[edit]
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