uile

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See also: uile-

Afrikaans[edit]

Noun[edit]

uile

  1. plural of uil

Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (adjective; adverb): uilig (Cois Fharraige)
  • eile

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish uile, from Proto-Celtic *olyos (all, whole, every), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂olyos.

Pronunciation[edit]

Determiner[edit]

uile (triggers lenition)

  1. all
  2. every

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

uile

  1. all, the whole

Noun[edit]

an uile f (invariable)

  1. all, all things

Adverb[edit]

uile

  1. all, wholly, entirely

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
uile n-uile huile not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]


Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

uile

  1. (Kent) Alternative form of oyle

Middle Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish uile, from Proto-Celtic *olyos (all, whole, every) (compare Welsh oll, Gaulish ollon), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂olyos (compare Gothic 𐌰𐌻𐌻𐍃 (alls, all, whole), Old Armenian ողջ (ołǰ)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Determiner[edit]

uile

  1. all
  2. whole

Descendants[edit]

  • Irish: uile
  • Scottish Gaelic: uile
  • Manx: ooilley

Mutation[edit]

Middle Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
uile unchanged n-uile
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]


Old Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *olyos (all, whole, every) (compare Welsh oll, Gaulish ollon), from Proto-Indo-European *h₃ol-yo- (compare Gothic 𐌰𐌻𐌻𐍃 (alls, all, whole), Old Armenian ողջ (ołǰ)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Determiner[edit]

uile

  1. all (can also be used pronominally)
    huili doíni talmanall the men of the earth
    Israheldai huliall the Israelites
    in tain do·n-airbertar in boill uiliwhen all the members are subdued
  2. whole
    int huile talamthe whole earth
    arin duiniu huiliufor the whole man

For quotations using this term, see Citations:uile.

Inflection[edit]

io/iā-stem
Singular Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative uile uile uile
Vocative uili
Accusative uile uili
Genitive uili uile uili
Dative uiliu uili uiliu
Plural Masculine Feminine/neuter
Nominative uili uili
Vocative uili
uiliu*
Accusative uili
uiliu*
Genitive uile
Dative uilib
Notes * when substantivized

Usage notes[edit]

May occur before or after the noun it modifies; it is usually accompanied by the definite article, except when used with proper nouns.

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

Further reading[edit]


Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish uile, from Proto-Celtic *olyos.

Adverb[edit]

uile

  1. all

Adjective[edit]

uile

  1. all

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • uile” in Edward Dwelly, Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic–English Dictionary, 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, 1911, →ISBN.
  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019), “uile”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language