séipéal

IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Irish seipél, séipél, saipél, sáipél, borrowed from Old French chapele, from Late Latin cappella (little cloak; chapel), diminutive of Latin cappa (cloak, cape).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

séipéal m (genitive singular séipéil, nominative plural séipéil)

  1. chapel (place of worship)

Usage notesEdit

The term séipéal is used mostly of Roman Catholic chapels; Protestant churches are called teampall.

DeclensionEdit

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MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
séipéal shéipéal
after an, tséipéal
not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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