soiscélae

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Old Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Variant form of soiscél.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

soiscélae n (genitive soiscélai)

  1. (Christianity) the good news, the gospel
    • c. 800, Würzburg Glosses on the Pauline Epistles, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 499–712, Wb. 21c19
      Is oc precept soscéli at·tó.
      I am preaching the gospel.
  2. (Christianity, countable) gospel

Inflection[edit]

Neuter io-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative
Vocative
Accusative
Genitive
Dative
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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