gile

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See also: gilè, gilė, and gi-lê

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish gile; derived from geal ‎(white, bright).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gile f ‎(genitive singular gile)

  1. whiteness, brightness

Adjective[edit]

gile

  1. genitive singular feminine of geal
  2. comparative degree of geal

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
gile ghile ngile
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gile f

  1. whiteness, brightness

Mutation[edit]

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

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish gile; derived from geal ‎(white, bright).

Noun[edit]

gile f

  1. whiteness

Mutation[edit]

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
gile ghile
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.