See also: Gile, gilè, gilė, and gi-lê

AfarEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gilé f

  1. knife

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Mohamed Hassan Kamil (2015) L’afar: description grammaticale d’une langue couchitique (Djibouti, Erythrée et Ethiopie)[1], Paris: Université Sorbonne Paris Cité (doctoral thesis).

IrishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Irish gile; derived from geal (white, bright).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gile f (genitive singular gile)

  1. whiteness, brightness
  2. fairness; purity
  3. gladness, fondness
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

AdjectiveEdit

gile

  1. inflection of geal (white, bright):
    1. genitive singular feminine
    2. comparative degree

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
gile ghile ngile
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit

  • Entries containing “gile” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “gile” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

ReferencesEdit


Old IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From gel +‎ -e.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gile f

  1. whiteness, brightness

InflectionEdit

Feminine iā-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative gileL giliL gili
Vocative gileL giliL gili
Accusative giliN giliL gili
Genitive gile gileL gileN
Dative giliL gilib gilib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

AdjectiveEdit

gile

  1. genitive singular feminine of gel

MutationEdit

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

ReferencesEdit


PolishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gile m anim or m inan

  1. nominative/accusative/vocative plural of gil

Scottish GaelicEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Irish gile; derived from geal (white, bright).

NounEdit

gile f

  1. whiteness
  2. fairness
  3. clearness

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

AdjectiveEdit

gile

  1. comparative degree of geal (white; fine)

MutationEdit

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
gile ghile
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

  • gile” in Edward Dwelly, Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary, 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, 1911, →ISBN.
  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019), “gile”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language