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IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish adall(passing visit, chance meeting).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

adhall m ‎(genitive singular adhaill)

  1. heat (condition where a mammal is aroused sexually or where it is especially fertile and therefore eager to mate) (used primarily of dogs)
    • 1899, Franz Nikolaus Finck, Die araner mundart, Marburg: Elwert’sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, vol. II, p. 4:
      ʒā ȷȧgəx aiəl̄ əŕ ə mitš ə n-ām, vērət šī kuən əníš.
      conventional orthography: Dá dtagadh adhall ar an mbitch in am, bhéarfadh sí cuain anois.(If the bitch had come into heat in time, she’d have a litter now.)
    • 1899, Franz Nikolaus Finck, Die araner mundart, Marburg: Elwert’sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, vol. II, p. 4:
      aiəl̄ əŕ ə mitš. tā n vitš fȳ aiəl̥̄.
      conventional orthography: adhall ar an mbitch. / Tá an bhitch faoi adhall.(The bitch is in heat.)

DeclensionEdit

MutationEdit

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

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