reilig

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See also: rèilig and réilig

Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish reilic, from Latin rēliquiae.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

reilig f (genitive singular reilige, nominative plural reiligí)

  1. cemetery, graveyard, burial ground

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Finck, F. N. (1899), Die araner mundart, Marburg: Elwert’sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, vol. II, p. 214.
  2. ^ Quiggin, E. C. (1906), A Dialect of Donegal, Cambridge University Press, page 39.

Further reading[edit]

  • reilic” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • "reilig" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Entries containing “reilig” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “reilig” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.