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IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Irish úaisle f (nobility, dignity), from úasal (high, lofty; noble, honourable). Synchronically analyzable as uasal +‎ -e.

NounEdit

uaisle f (genitive singular uaisle)

  1. nobility (persons of rank; quality of nobility)
    1. Proverb:
      Eochair uaisle éadach.
      Fine feathers make fine birds.
  2. (literary) favour, bounty
DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

AdjectiveEdit

uaisle

  1. inflection of uasal:
    1. genitive singular feminine
    2. nominative/vocative/dative/strong genitive plural
    3. comparative degree

NounEdit

uaisle m pl

  1. plural of uasal

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
uaisle n-uaisle huaisle not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit


Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish úaisle f (nobility, dignity), from úasal (modern uasal).

NounEdit

uaisle f

  1. nobility of descent, gentility, pride, genteel extraction, high birth, gentlemanly manners
  2. liberality, generosity

Alternative formsEdit

Derived termsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

uaisle

  1. comparative degree of uasal

MutationEdit

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
uaisle n-uaisle h-uaisle t-uaisle
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit