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See also: nel, Nel, ńel, and -nél

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Old IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *neblos (compare Proto-Germanic *nebulaz (fog, mist)), from Proto-Indo-European *nébʰos (cloud).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

nél m (genitive niúil, nominative plural niúil)

  1. cloud

InflectionEdit

Masculine o-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative nél nélL niúilL
Vocative niúil nélL níuluH
Accusative nélN nélL níuluH
Genitive niúilL nél nélN
Dative níulL nélaib nélaib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

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