IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Irish ecla.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

eagla f (genitive singular eagla)

  1. fear (with ar + the person fearing and roimh + the person or thing feared)
    eagla orm roimh damháin alla.
    I am afraid of spiders.
    (literally, “Fear is on me before spiders.”)
    Tháinig eagla air.
    He became afraid.
    (literally, “Fear came upon him.”)
    Bhuail eagla í.
    She was seized with fear.
    (literally, “Fear struck her.”)
    Chuiris eagla orm.
    You frightened me.
    (literally, “You put fear on me.”)
    Synonym: faitíos

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MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
eagla n-eagla heagla not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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