sáile

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See also: saile and säile

Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish sál, sáile.

Noun[edit]

sáile m (genitive singular sáile)

  1. salt water, seawater, brine
  2. the sea
Declension[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Irish sádaile (ease, comfort, repose).

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

sáile f (genitive singular sáile)

  1. ease, comfort
  2. self-indulgence
  3. luxuriant growth
Declension[edit]

Adjective[edit]

sáile

  1. inflection of sáil:
    1. genitive singular feminine
    2. nominative and vocative and dative and strong genitive plural
  2. comparative degree of sáil

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

sáile f

  1. genitive singular of sáil

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

  • sáile” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • 1 sál” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • sádaile” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “sáḋaile” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 2nd ed., 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.
  • “sáile” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 2nd ed., 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.
  • "sáile" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.

Old Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sáile m

  1. Alternative form of sál

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

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