gile

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

gile f (genitive gile)

  1. whiteness, brightness

Adjective[edit]

gile

  1. genitive singular feminine of geal
  2. comparative form 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]

Noun[edit]

gile f (iā-stem)

  1. whiteness, brightness

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

gile f

  1. whiteness