magairle

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish magarla, magairle, an alteration of Old Irish macrall, macraille f (testicle).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmˠaɡəɾˠl̠ʲə/

Noun[edit]

magairle m (genitive singular magairle, nominative plural magairlí)

  1. (anatomy) testicle, testis

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
magairle mhagairle not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

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

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish magarla, magairle, an alteration of Old Irish macrall, macraille f (testicle).

Noun[edit]

magairle m, f (genitive singular magairle, plural magairlean)

  1. (anatomy) testicle, testis

References[edit]

  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, ISBN 0 901771 92 9
  • magarla” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • macrall” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.