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Scottish GaelicEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Celtic *delu-, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰeh₁(y)- (to suck, suckle). Cognates include Irish diuilim and deolaim.

VerbEdit

deoghail (past dheoghail, future deoghailidh, verbal noun deoghal, past participle deoghailte)

  1. suck, imbibe, draw, absorb
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

NounEdit

deoghail m

  1. genitive singular of deoghal