samail

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Noun[edit]

samail f

  1. verbal noun of samlaidir
  2. likeness, similarity
  3. description
  4. simile, metaphor
  5. (with following genitive or preceding possessive) that which something is to be likened to or is like
  6. the like of, such a
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Etymology 2[edit]

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Preposition[edit]

samail

  1. like, as
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References[edit]

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