solas

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See also: solás, sòlas, and sólás

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish solus (light).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

solas m (genitive singular solais, nominative plural soilse)

  1. light
    1. brightness, illumination
    2. light-giving device, lamp
    3. flame
    4. enlightenment, insight; revelation, disclosure
    5. light of existence
    6. vision
    7. self-interest; limelight

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

Further reading[edit]

  • "solas" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • solus” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • Entries containing “solas” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “solas” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

sōlās

  1. accusative feminine plural of sōlus

Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin sōlācium.

Noun[edit]

solas ? (oblique plural solas, nominative singular solas, nominative plural solas)

  1. joy; pleasure; enjoyment

Descendants[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

solas f pl

  1. Plural of noun sola.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish solus (light).

Noun[edit]

solas m (genitive singular solais, plural solasan)

  1. light
    Synonyms: soillse

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

Further reading[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
  • solus” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Spanish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

solas f pl

  1. Feminine plural of adjective sola.