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FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse síl.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

síl n (genitive singular síls, plural síl)

  1. (zoology) trout

DeclensionEdit

Declension of síl
n3 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative síl sílið síl sílini
accusative síl sílið síl sílini
dative síli sílinum sílum sílunum
genitive síls sílsins síla sílanna

IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Irish saílid; cognate with Scottish Gaelic saoil.

Alternative formsEdit

VerbEdit

síl (present analytic síleann, future analytic sílfidh, verbal noun síleadh, past participle sílte)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) think, consider
  2. (transitive) expect, intend
ConjugationEdit
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

síl m

  1. genitive singular of síol

MutationEdit

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

ReferencesEdit


Old IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *sīlom (compare Welsh hil), from Proto-Indo-European *seh₁- (to sow) (compare Latin sēmen (seed), Old English sāwan (to sow)).

NounEdit

síl m or n

  1. (botany, agriculture) seed
  2. cause, origin
  3. (biology) semen
  4. race, progeny, descendants; offspring, breed

InflectionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Derived termsEdit

  • sílach (seed)
  • sílaid, sílaigthid, sílem (sower)
  • sílaige (disseminator)
  • sílaigidir, sílaid (sows; causes, brings about, produces; disseminates, spreads abroad, publishes; generates, multiplies, propagates; spreads, scatters; breeds; springs, takes issue, is generated; spreads, multiplies)
  • sílne (seminal fluid, seed, sperm)

DescendantsEdit

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
síl ṡíl unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit


Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *sīlą. Compare Old Norse síld.

NounEdit

síl n

  1. herring

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Richard Cleasby and Gudbrand Vigfusson, An Icelandic-English Dictionary (1874)
  • Gerhard Köbler, Altnordisches Wörterbuch