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IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • (adjective; adverb): uilig (Cois Fharraige)
  • eile

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish uile, from Proto-Celtic *olyos (all, whole, every), from Proto-Indo-European *h₃ol-yo-.

PronunciationEdit

DeterminerEdit

uile (triggers lenition)

  1. all
  2. every

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

uile

  1. all, the whole

NounEdit

an uile f (invariable)

  1. all, all things

AdverbEdit

uile

  1. all, wholly, entirely

MutationEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

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

Old IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *olyos (all, whole, every) (compare Welsh oll, Gaulish ollon), from Proto-Indo-European *h₃ol-yo- (compare Gothic 𐌰𐌻𐌻𐍃 (alls, all, whole), Old Armenian ողջ (ołǰ)).

DeterminerEdit

uile

  1. all
    huili doíni talmanall the men of the earth
    Israheldai huliall the Israelites
    in tain do·n-airbertar in boill uiliwhen all the members are subdued
  2. whole
    int huile talamthe whole earth
    arin duiniu huiliufor the whole man

Usage notesEdit

May occur before or after the noun it modifies; it is usually accompanied by the definite article, except when used with proper nouns.

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

MutationEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  • uile” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish uile, from Proto-Celtic *olyos.

AdverbEdit

uile

  1. all

AdjectiveEdit

uile

  1. all

Derived termsEdit

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
  • uile” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.