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IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Irish fell (deceit, treachery).

NounEdit

feall m (genitive singular fill, nominative plural feallanna)

  1. deceit, treachery, bad faith
  2. let-down, failure
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Irish fellaid (act deceitfully), from fell.

VerbEdit

feall (present analytic feallann, future analytic feallfaidh, verbal noun fealladh, past participle feallta)

  1. (with ar) prove false to, betray; fail; cheat
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MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
feall fheall bhfeall
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit

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

Old EnglishEdit

NounEdit

feall ?

  1. Alternative form of fiell