IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish gaiscemail (warlike, valiant), from gaisced (weapons, arms, armour; valour, prowess, feats of arms, skill at arms) + -úil +‎ -amail. Synchronically analyzable as gaisce +‎ -úil.

AdjectiveEdit

gaisciúil (genitive singular masculine gaisciúil, genitive singular feminine gaisciúla, plural gaisciúla, comparative gaisciúla)

  1. warlike, valiant, swashbuckling
  2. boastful, vaunting, vainglorious, pretentious

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit

  • gaisciúlacht f (valour, heroism; boastfulness, vainglory)

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
gaisciúil ghaisciúil ngaisciúil
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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