úasal

See also: uasal and Uasal

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Old IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *ouxselos, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ewg- ‎(to increase, enlarge). Cognate with Welsh uchel, Old Breton uhel (Breton huel); and with Old English weaxan (English wax), Ancient Greek αὔξω ‎(aúxō, increase), and Latin augeō ‎(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