goile

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Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish gaile (the stomach; belly, womb, bowels).

Noun[edit]

goile m (genitive singular goile, nominative plural goilí or goileacha)

  1. (anatomy) stomach
  2. appetite
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Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

goile

  1. present subjunctive analytic of goil

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
goile ghoile ngoile
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • "goile" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • gaile” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • Entries containing “goile” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “goile” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.