úasal

Old IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *ouxselos, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ewg-. Cognate with Welsh uchel, Old Breton uhel (Breton huel); and with Old English weaxan (English wax), Ancient Greek αὐξω (auksō, increase), and Latin augeo (increase). Akin to uas and uachtar.

AdjectiveEdit

úasal (comparative úaisliu, superlative uaislem)

  1. high
  2. lofty, high-born
  3. noble, gallant, genteel

DescendantsEdit

NounEdit

úasal ? (plural uaisle)

  1. lofty place
  2. noble

DescendantsEdit

Last modified on 6 August 2013, at 15:17