IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish gléo (fight, combat).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gleo m (genitive singular gleo, nominative plural gleonna)

  1. noise
  2. quarrel
  3. strife, battle
  4. tumult

DeclensionEdit

  • Archaic declension as follows:

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
gleo ghleo ngleo
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *glīwą (joy, music, entertainment, jesting, sport). Akin to Old Norse glý (glee).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

glēo n

  1. joy, glee
  2. pleasure, mirth
  3. sport, play
  4. music, musical accompaniment; entertainment
  5. mockery, jesting

DeclensionEdit

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DescendantsEdit

  • Middle English: gle, gleu, glewe