Open main menu

Contents

IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish dlaí, dluí (wisp, tuft; thatch, covering).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

dlaoi f (genitive singular dlaoi, nominative plural dlaoithe)

  1. wisp, tuft; lock, tress
    Synonym: dual
  2. bundle of thatch; covering (of thatch, hair)
  3. strand
    1. strip (of bark, of skin)
    2. (anatomy) hymen
      Synonyms: himéin, scannán óchta

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
dlaoi dhlaoi ndlaoi
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit