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FaroeseEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

míl f (genitive singular mílar, plural mílir)

  1. mile (usually an old Danish mile, 7.532 km)
  2. mile (Imperial land mile)

DeclensionEdit

Declension of míl
f2 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative míl mílin mílir mílirnar
accusative míl mílina mílir mílirnar
dative míl mílini mílum mílunum
genitive mílar mílarinnar míla mílanna

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit


IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

míl m

  1. vocative singular of míol
  2. genitive singular of míol

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
míl mhíl not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *mīlom (compare Welsh mil), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)meh₁l- (compare Dutch maal (calf), Ancient Greek μῆλον (mêlon, sheep)).

PronunciationEdit

  • Vocative and genitive singular: IPA(key): /mʲiːlʲ/
  • All other forms: IPA(key): /mʲiːl/

NounEdit

míl n (genitive míl, nominative plural míla or míl)

  1. animal
  2. louse

DeclensionEdit

Neuter o-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative mílN mílN mílL, míla
Vocative mílN mílN mílL, míla
Accusative mílN mílN mílL, míla
Genitive mílL míl mílN
Dative mílL mílaib mílaib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Irish: míol
  • Manx: meeyl
  • Scottish Gaelic: mial

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
míl
also mmíl after a proclitic
míl
pronounced with /ṽ(ʲ)-/
míl
also mmíl after a proclitic
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit


TaosEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmīl/, [ˈmɪ̄ːl]

NumeralEdit

míl

  1. Alternative form of mílą