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Scottish Gaelic[edit]


From Old Irish popul, borrowed from Latin populus.


poball m (genitive singular pobaill, plural poballan)

  1. people, community
  2. tribe
  3. congregation
  4. nation

Related terms[edit]


  • poball” in Edward Dwelly, Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic–English Dictionary, 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, 1911, →ISBN.
  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019) , “popul”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language