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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Irish eclais, from Latin ecclēsia, from Ancient Greek ἐκκλησία (ekklēsía).

NounEdit

eaglais f (genitive singular eaglaise, nominative plural eaglaisí or eaglaiseacha)

  1. church
    • 1899, Franz Nikolaus Finck, Die araner mundart, Marburg: Elwert’sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, vol. II, p. 31:
      ḱŕeȷĭm sn̥ n̄ȳv ǡgləš xatəliḱəx.
      conventional orthography: Creidim san naomh Eaglais Chatoiliceach.
      I believe in the holy Catholic Church.

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DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

eaglais f (genitive singular eaglaise, nominative plural eaglaisí or eaglaiseacha)

  1. Alternative form of eagaois (gizzard)

DeclensionEdit

See "Etymology 1" above.

MutationEdit

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

Further readingEdit


Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish eclais, from Latin ecclēsia, from Ancient Greek ἐκκλησία (ekklēsía).

NounEdit

eaglais f (genitive singular eaglaise, plural eaglaisean)

  1. church, temple

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
eaglais n-eaglais h-eaglais t-eaglais
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit