grábháil

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish grábáilid (engraves, verb), grábáil (engraving), from Middle English graven (English grave) + -áil.

Verb[edit]

grábháil (present analytic grábhálann, future analytic grábhálfaidh, verbal noun grábháil, past participle grábháilte)

  1. (transitive) engrave
  2. (transitive, nautical, of ship) grave

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Noun[edit]

grábháil f (genitive singular grábhála)

  1. verbal noun of grábháil
  2. engraving
  3. (nautical, of ship) graving

Declension[edit]

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
grábháil ghrábháil ngrábháil
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • "grábháil" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • grábáil” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • grábáilid” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.