saill

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish saill (salted meat, bacon).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Aran) IPA(key): [sˠail̠ʲ]

Noun[edit]

saill f (genitive saille)

  1. salted meat
  2. fatty meat, fat

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Verb[edit]

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

  1. salt, cure
  2. (figuratively, of speech) season
  3. (figuratively, of person) grossly overcharge, fleece

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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.

Old Irish[edit]

Noun[edit]

saill f

  1. salted meat, especially bacon

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish saill (salted meat, bacon).

Noun[edit]

saill f (genitive 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