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.