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EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish duille (leaf; page).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

duille m (genitive singular duille, nominative plural duillí)

  1. (botany) leaf
  2. (collective) leaves, foliage
  3. (anatomy) eyelid
  4. (figuratively) glory, wealth
  5. (figuratively) handout, leaflet

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
duille dhuille nduille
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

  • "duille" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • duille” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Old IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

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NounEdit

duille f

  1. (botany) leaf; (collective) foliage
  2. something resembling a leaf, especially a leaf of a book

InflectionEdit

Feminine iā-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative
Vocative
Accusative
Genitive
Dative
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
duille duille
pronounced with /ð(ʲ)-/
nduille
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

  • duille” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish duille (leaf; something resembling a leaf).

NounEdit

duille f (genitive singular duille, plural duillean)

  1. (botany) leaf
  2. scabbard
  3. (anatomy, vulgar slang) vagina

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, ISBN 0 901771 92 9
  • duille” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.