meonúil

IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From meon (mind, disposition; character, temperament) +‎ -úil (adjectival suffix).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

meonúil (genitive singular masculine meonúil, genitive singular feminine meonúla, plural meonúla, comparative meonúla)

  1. whimsical, fanciful, capricious
  2. particular, fastidious
  3. Alternative form of méiniúil (well-disposed, kind, friendly; fruitful, fertile)

DeclensionEdit

MutationEdit

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

Further readingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Sjoestedt, M. L. (1931) Phonétique d’un parler irlandais de Kerry (in French), Paris: Librairie Ernest Leroux, page 13