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EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish nél (compare Scottish Gaelic neul). Cognate with Welsh niwl; a Celtic loanword either from Vulgar Latin *nībulus, a modification of Latin nūbilus (cloudy), or from Proto-Germanic *nebulaz (cloud, mist).

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NounEdit

néal m (genitive singular néil, nominative plural néalta)

  1. cloud
  2. depression
  3. gloomy expression
  4. fit, paroxysm
  5. swoon, nap, snooze
  6. daze

DeclensionEdit

  • Alternative genitive plural: néal

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