See also: uil

Irish edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From Middle Irish -amail (compare Manx -oil, Scottish Gaelic -ail, -eil), from Old Irish -amail.

Suffix edit


  1. Used to form many adjective forms from nouns in Irish, the adjectives having the sense of "like or characteristic of what is denoted by the noun". Similar to English -ly.
    fear (man) + ‎-úil → ‎fearúil (manly)
    cairde (friends) + ‎-úil → ‎cairdiúil (friendly)

Usage notes edit

  • All adjectives in -úil are second declension.

Declension edit

Derived terms edit