gáel

See also: gael, Gael, and Gaël

Contents

Old IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *gaylo- (compare Lithuanian gailùs(compassionate), Gothic 𐌲𐌰𐌹𐌻𐌾𐌰𐌽(gailjan, gladden), German geil(wanton)).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gáel m ‎(genitive gaíl, nominative plural gáelta)

  1. relationship, kinship
  2. relative, kin

InflectionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

MutationEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  • 1 gáel” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.