See also: Dall, Dall., and dall'

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

dall (plural dalls)

  1. A tile with an incised surface.

See alsoEdit


BretonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Brythonic *dall, from Proto-Celtic *dallos.

AdjectiveEdit

dall

  1. blind

MutationEdit


IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish dall, from Proto-Celtic *dallos (compare Welsh dall); possibly cognate with Gothic 𐌳𐍅𐌰𐌻𐍃 (dwals, foolish, stupid).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

dall (genitive singular masculine daill, genitive singular feminine daille, plural dalla, comparative daille)

  1. blind; blinded
  2. dull, uninformed; in the dark
  3. dazed, stupefied

DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

dall m (genitive singular daill, nominative plural daill)

  1. blind person
  2. dull, uninformed, person
  3. dimness; gloom, obscurity

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

dall (present analytic dallann, future analytic dallfaidh, verbal noun dalladh, past participle dallta)

  1. (transitive) blind
  2. (transitive) bedim; dazzle; daze, stupefy
  3. (transitive, of opening) darken; block, obscure

ConjugationEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
dall dhall ndall
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit


Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish dall, from Proto-Celtic *dallos (compare Welsh dall); possibly cognate with Gothic 𐌳𐍅𐌰𐌻𐍃 (dwals, foolish, stupid).

AdjectiveEdit

dall (comparative doille)

  1. blind
  2. ignorant
  3. obscure
  4. dark
  5. misled
  6. puzzled

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

VerbEdit

dall (past dhall, future dallaidh, verbal noun dalladh, past participle dallta)

  1. blind, make blind
  2. mislead
  3. deceive
  4. puzzle

ReferencesEdit

  • dall” in Edward Dwelly, Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary, 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, 1911, →ISBN.
  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019), “dall”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language

WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Brythonic *dall, from Proto-Celtic *dallos. Cognate with Breton dall, Irish dall, Scottish Gaelic dall.

AdjectiveEdit

dall (feminine singular dall, plural dall)

  1. blind

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
dall ddall nall unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950-), “dall”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies