heall

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Old English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /xæ͜ɑll/, [hæ͜ɑɫ]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *hallu.

Noun[edit]

heall f (nominative plural healla)

  1. a hall; residence
  2. a large room forming part of a residence, in which the social and public affairs of the household are conducted
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Descendants[edit]
  • Middle English: halle, hal, hale, alle, hawle, haule
    • English: hall (see there for further descendants)
    • Scots: haw
    • Yola: haul

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *halluz.

Noun[edit]

heall m (nominative plural heallas)

  1. a stone; rock
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Yola[edit]

Noun[edit]

heall

  1. Alternative form of heale
    • 1867, “THE WEDDEEN O BALLYMORE”, in SONGS, ETC. IN THE DIALECT OF FORTH AND BARGY, number 4:
      Drink a heall.
      Drink a health.

References[edit]

  • Jacob Poole (1867), William Barnes, editor, A Glossary, With some Pieces of Verse, of the old Dialect of the English Colony in the Baronies of Forth and Bargy, County of Wexford, Ireland, London: J. Russell Smith, page 96