IrishEdit

NounEdit

feóil f (genitive singular feóla, nominative plural feólta)

  1. Obsolete spelling of feoil

DeclensionEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
feóil fheóil bhfeóil
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *wepolis, from Proto-Indo-European [Term?]; cognate with Sanskrit वपा (vapā́, fat), वपुस् (vápus, body).[1]

NounEdit

feóil f (genitive feóla)

  1. flesh
    • c. 800–825, Diarmait, Milan Glosses on the Psalms, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 7–483, Ml. 22d7
      ho rudeda ind feúil forsnaib cnamaib
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
    • c. 900, Sanas Cormaic, from the Yellow Book of Lecan, Corm. Y 261
      carnae ... is brisc uair is bruithi, as is rigin intan is feoil.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
  2. meat

InflectionEdit

Feminine i-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative feóil feóilL feóiliH
Vocative feóil feóilL feóiliH
Accusative feóilN feóilL feóiliH
Genitive feóloH, feólaH feóloH, feólaH feóileN
Dative feóilL feóilib feóilib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

DescendantsEdit

  • Irish: feoil
  • Manx: feill
  • Scottish Gaelic: feòil

MutationEdit

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

Further readingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ MacBain, Alexander; Mackay, Eneas (1911), “feóil”, in An Etymological Dictionary of the Gaelic Language, Stirling, →ISBN, page 170