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IrishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish uball, ubull (compare Scottish Gaelic ubhal), from Proto-Celtic *abalom (compare Welsh afal), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ébōl (compare English apple, Lithuanian obuolỹs, Russian я́блоко (jábloko), Serbo-Croatian jȁbuka).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

úll m (genitive singular úill, nominative plural úlla)

  1. apple
    1. (anatomy) ball joint
    2. globular object, ball

DeclensionEdit

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MutationEdit

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

Further readingEdit

  • "úll" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • apple” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • uball, ubull” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.