guaillí

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Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

gualainn (shoulder) +‎

Noun[edit]

guaillí m (genitive singular guaillí, nominative plural guaillithe)

  1. companion, comrade, body attendant
  2. champion

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Non-lemma forms.

Noun[edit]

guaillí f pl

  1. plural of gualainn

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
guaillí ghuaillí nguaillí
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • guaillí” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “guailniḋe” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.
  • "guaillí" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.