peall

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IrishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Irish pell m(an animal's skin or fur, hence a rug or blanket, generally one for sleeping on), borrowed from Latin pellis, from Proto-Indo-European *pel-(to cover, wrap; skin, hide; cloth).

NounEdit

peall m ‎(genitive singular pill, nominative plural pill)

  1. pelt, skin, hide
  2. rug, blanket; pallet
  3. piece of coarse cloth
Derived termsEdit
  • peallach(hairy, matted; coarse-spun)
  • peallóg f((piece of) coarse cloth; woman dressed in rough clothing)

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Irish pell, fell m(horse).

NounEdit

peall m ‎(genitive singular pill or peill, nominative plural pill)

  1. (literary) horse
Derived termsEdit

DeclensionEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
peall pheall bpeall
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

  • "peall" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • 1 pell” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • 2 pell” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Scottish GaelicEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Irish pell m(an animal's skin or fur, hence a rug or blanket, generally one for sleeping on), borrowed from Latin pellis, from Proto-Indo-European *pel-(to cover, wrap; skin, hide; cloth).

NounEdit

peall m ‎(genitive singular pill, plural peallan or pillean)

  1. hairy skin, hide
  2. couch, pallet
  3. veil, covering, coverlet
  4. bunch of matted hair
  5. mat
  6. (Lewis) tarpaulin

VerbEdit

peall ‎(past pheall, future peallaidh, verbal noun pealladh, past participle peallte)

  1. cover
  2. pull asunder, pluck, tear in pieces
  3. clot, mat (as wool)
  4. tease

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Irish pell, fell m(horse).

NounEdit

peall m ‎(genitive singular pill, plural peallan or pillean)

  1. horse

Derived termsEdit

  • peallag f(shaggy hide or skin; little bunch of hair; clout; little coach or pallet; little covering; trollop, ill-dressed or ragged woman; little mat or rug; hassock; umbrella; coarse harness, primitive or ill-kept harness; cart harness; inferior wool; mat of straw; bass; sort of under pack-saddle; coarse blanket)
  • pillean m(pack-saddle; cloth put under a pannel, cushion, pad; hassock)

ReferencesEdit

  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, ISBN 0 901771 92 9
  • 1 pell” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • 2 pell” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.