gleus

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish glés, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰel- ‎(to shine). Cognate with Irish gléas, Sanskrit हरि ‎(hari), Old High German glanz ‎(bright), German Glanz.

Noun[edit]

gleus m, f ‎(genitive singular gleusa or gleòis, plural gleusan or gleòis)

  1. order, manner, condition
    A bheil a h-uile rud air ghleus?‎ ― Is everything in order?
  2. mood, humour
  3. (music) key
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Irish glésaid ‎(adjusts, prepares, arranges, makes ready (for use or action)), from glés.

Verb[edit]

gleus ‎(past ghleus, future gleusaidh, verbal noun gleusadh, past participle gleuste)

  1. get ready, prepare, put in order
  2. adjust (a machine)
  3. (music) tune

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, ISBN 0 901771 92 9
  • glés” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • glésaid” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.