fèill

See also: feill

Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish féil (feast-day, festival), from Latin vigilia (wakefulness, watch), from vigil (awake), from Proto-Indo-European *weg- (to be strong).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fèill f (genitive fèille, plural fèillean or fèilltean)

  1. (dated) feast, festival
  2. fair
  3. market, sale
  4. market, demand (business, economics)
    Chan eil fèill mhòr air. - There isn't a great demand/market for it.

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Last modified on 3 August 2013, at 16:22