eil

(Redirected from chan eil)
See also: Eil, eil-, eil., -eil, Éil, and éilʼ

BretonEdit

AdjectiveEdit

eil

  1. second
    An eil denthe second man
    An eil gwechthe second time

PronounEdit

eil

  1. second
    An eilthe second

MòchenoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German öle, from Old High German ole, from Latin oleum, from Ancient Greek ἔλαιον (élaion, olive oil). Cognate with German Öl.

NounEdit

eil n

  1. oil (liquid fat)

ReferencesEdit


Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

Contraction of bheil.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /el̪/
  • Hyphenation: eil

VerbEdit

eil

  1. dependent present of bi

Usage notesEdit

  • Eil is used after the particles chan and nach:
    Nach eil thu fuar?Aren't you cold?
    Chan eil ìm air an aran.There isn't any butter on the bread.
  • After the particles a and gu, the form bheil is used.

ReferencesEdit

  • Colin Mark (2003), “bi”, in The Gaelic-English dictionary, London: Routledge, →ISBN, page 75

TzeltalEdit

NounEdit

eil

  1. mouth

ReferencesEdit

  • Diccionario multilingüe: SVUNAL BATS'I K'OPETIK. México: Siglo Veintiuno Editores, 2005. →ISBN