poball

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish popul, a borrowing from Latin populus.

Noun[edit]

poball m ‎(genitive singular pobaill, plural poballan)

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

Related terms[edit]

  • poblach ‎(public, adjective)

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