saill

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Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Aran) IPA(key): [sˠail̠ʲ]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish saill(salted meat, bacon).

Noun[edit]

saill f ‎(genitive singular saille)

  1. salted meat
  2. fatty meat, fat
Declension[edit]
Derived terms[edit]
Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Irish saillid(he salts, cures), from saill.

Verb[edit]

saill ‎(present analytic sailleann, future analytic saillfidh, verbal noun sailleadh, past participle saillte)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) salt, cure
    1. (figuratively, of speech) season; (figuratively, of person) grossly overcharge, fleece
Conjugation[edit]
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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
saill shaill
after an, tsaill
unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • "saill" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • saill” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • saillid” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

saill f

  1. salted meat, especially bacon

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Derived terms[edit]

  • saillid(salts, cures, verb)

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

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

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish saill(salted meat, bacon).

Noun[edit]

saill f ‎(genitive singular saille)

  1. fat, grease, suet
Related terms[edit]
  • sult m(fat)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Irish saillid(he salts, cures), from saill.

Verb[edit]

saill ‎(past shaill, future saillidh, verbal noun sailleadh, past participle saillte)

  1. pickle, cure, preserve, salt

Mutation[edit]

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
saill shaill
after "an", t-saill
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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