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See also: sli, SLI, and ŝli


Alternative forms[edit]


From Old Irish slige.


slí f (genitive singular slí, nominative plural slite)

  1. way
    1. road, track
      Synonyms: bealach, bóthar, ród
    2. route, passage
    3. course, direction
    4. distance, journey
      1. room to proceed
      2. room, space
    5. right, normal, course of action
    6. means, method
    7. way, manner
    8. set (of tools)


Derived terms[edit]


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

Further reading[edit]

  • "slí" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • slige” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “sliġe” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1st ed., 1904, by Patrick S. Dinneen, page 654.
  • Entries containing “slí” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “slí” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.