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Scottish GaelicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From mac (son) +‎ -ail.

AdjectiveEdit

macail

  1. filial (like a son)
  2. affectionate

Etymology 2Edit

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VerbEdit

macail

  1. nurse, foster, rear

ReferencesEdit

  • macail” in Edward Dwelly, Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary, 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, 1911, →ISBN.