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IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Irish delb (figure, form, image, likeness, statue).

NounEdit

dealbh f (genitive singular deilbhe, nominative plural dealbha)

  1. statue
DeclensionEdit
SynonymsEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Irish delb, a later spelling of Old Irish delam (without wealth, poor, indigent, adjective), from de- (without, privative prefix) +‎ alam (herd, flock).

AdjectiveEdit

dealbh (genitive singular masculine dealbh, genitive singular feminine deilbhe, plural dealbha, comparative deilbhe)

  1. destitute, impoverished
  2. bare, empty
  3. bleak
DeclensionEdit
SynonymsEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
dealbh dhealbh ndealbh
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit


Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish delb (figure, form, image, likeness, statue).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

dealbh m or f (genitive singular dealbha or deilbh, plural dealbhan or dealbhannan or deilbh)

  1. picture, drawing, image
  2. photograph

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

dealbh (past dhealbh, future dealbhaidh, verbal noun dealbhadh, past participle dealbhta)

  1. imagine, picture
  2. create, construct, shape
  3. plan, design

MutationEdit

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
dealbh dhealbh
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit