úasal

See also: uasal and Uasal

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Old IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *ouxselos, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃ewps-. Cognate with Welsh uchel, Old Breton uchel (Breton uhel), and with Ancient Greek ὕψι(húpsi, on high, aloft) and ὑψηλός(hupsēlós, high, lofty).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

úasal (comparative úaisliu, superlative uaislem)

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

InflectionEdit

This adjective needs an inflection-table template.

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DescendantsEdit

NounEdit

úasal ? (nominative plural uaisle)

  1. lofty place
  2. noble

InflectionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

MutationEdit

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

External linksEdit

  • úasal” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.