pobal

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish popul m (people, tribe, nation; folk, populace), from Latin populus (compare Welsh pobl).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pobal m (genitive singular pobail, nominative plural pobail)

  1. (collectively) people; community
  2. (people of) parish; congregation
  3. population

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
pobal phobal bpobal
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

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