See also: àmail and -amail

Old IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

ConjunctionEdit

amail (followed by indirect relative)

  1. Alternative form of amal

PrepositionEdit

amail (with accusative, lenites)

  1. Alternative form of amal

Scottish GaelicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From ad- +‎ mall.

NounEdit

amail f (genitive singular amaile, plural amailean)

  1. evil, mischief
  2. hinderance

VerbEdit

amail (past dh'amail, future amailidh, verbal noun amal or amaladh, past participle amailte)

  1. hinder, prevent, stop
  2. entangle, clog
  3. enfringe
  4. choke
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From am (time) +‎ -ail.

AdjectiveEdit

amail

  1. seasonable, timely, in time
  2. temporal
SynonymsEdit
AntonymsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

From ad- +‎ mill.

AdjectiveEdit

amail

  1. broken, lost

Etymology 4Edit

NounEdit

amail m

  1. genitive singular of amal

ReferencesEdit

  • amail” in Edward Dwelly, Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary, 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, 1911, →ISBN.
  • MacBain, Alexander; Mackay, Eneas (1911) An Etymological Dictionary of the Gaelic Language[1], Stirling, →ISBN