guil

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch guul, gûle. Compare German Gaul (hack, nag) and (regional) Swedish gula (old horse)

Noun[edit]

guil m (plural guilen, diminutive guiletje n)

  1. an old horse
  2. (figurative) a lazy person

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Etymology 1[edit]

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Verb[edit]

guil (past ghuil, future guilidh, verbal noun gul, past participle guilte)

  1. weep, cry
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

guil m

  1. genitive singular of gul