míl

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Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

míl m

  1. vocative singular of míol
  2. genitive singular of míol

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
míl mhíl unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *mīlom (compare Welsh mil), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)meh₁l- (compare Dutch maal (calf), Ancient Greek μῆλον (mêlon, sheep)).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Vocative and genitive singular: IPA(key): /mʲiːlʲ/
  • All other forms: IPA(key): /mʲiːl/

Noun[edit]

míl n (genitive míl, nominative plural míla or míl)

  1. animal
  2. louse

Declension[edit]

Neuter o-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative mílN mílN mílL, míla
Vocative mílN mílN mílL, míla
Accusative mílN mílN mílL, míla
Genitive mílL míl mílN
Dative mílL mílaib mílaib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
míl
also mmíl after a proclitic
míl
pronounced with /ṽ(ʲ)-/
míl
also mmíl after a proclitic
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • 1 míl” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Taos[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmīl/, [ˈmɪ̄ːl]

Numeral[edit]

míl

  1. Alternative form of mílą