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Etymology edit

From Middle Irish dóigemail; compare Scottish Gaelic dòigheil (all right, well arranged, good-tempered). By surface analysis, dóigh (hope, likelihood) +‎ -úil.

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

dóighiúil (genitive singular masculine dóighiúil, genitive singular feminine dóighiúla, plural dóighiúla, comparative dóighiúla)

  1. handsome, good-looking, beautiful
    Chonaic sí an aghaidh na mná ba dóighiúla a chonaic sí ariamh.She saw the face of the most beautiful woman she had ever seen.
  2. generous, decent, respectable

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Derived terms edit

Mutation edit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
dóighiúil dhóighiúil ndóighiúil
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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