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See also: AOL and äol.

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IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish áel (lime, chalk).

NounEdit

aol m (genitive singular aoil, nominative plural aolta)

  1. lime (inorganic material containing calcium)
  2. whitewash (lime and water mixture)

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

aol (present analytic aolann, future analytic aolfaidh, verbal noun aoladh, past participle aolta)

  1. (transitive) lime, whitewash
  2. (intransitive) whiten, grow white

ConjugationEdit

Alternative formsEdit

MutationEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  • "aol" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • 1 áel” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.