goil

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Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish golaid.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

goil (present analytic goileann, future analytic goilfidh, verbal noun gol, past participle goilte)

  1. weep, cry (softly)
Conjugation[edit]
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Etymology 2[edit]

Either a rapid-speech variant of gabháil or a variant of dul with assimilation of /d̪ˠ/ to the /ɡ/ of the particle ag.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡɔlʲ/, /ɡɛlʲ/

Noun[edit]

goil

  1. (Connacht, Ulster) verbal noun of gabh (in the meaning "go") and of téigh.
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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
goil ghoil ngoil
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Verb[edit]

goil (past ghoil, future goilidh, verbal noun goil, past participle goilte)

  1. boil

Noun[edit]

goil f

  1. verbal noun of goil