sáil

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See also: sail, Sail, sàil, and saïl

Irish[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish sál.

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

sáil f (genitive singular sáile, nominative plural sála)

  1. (anatomy, of shoes) heel
  2. (golf) heel of a club
  3. heeltap (of liquor)
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Etymology 2[edit]

See Old Irish sádaile (comfort, ease)

Adjective[edit]

sáil (genitive singular masculine sáil, genitive singular feminine sáile, plural sáile, comparative sáile)

  1. easy, restful, comfortable
  2. fond of ease and comfort
  3. self-indulgent, voluptuous
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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
sáil sháil
after an, tsáil
not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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Old Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sáil

  1. inflection of sál (heel):
    1. accusative and dative singular
    2. nominative and accusative and vocative dual

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
sáil ṡáil unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.