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From Middle English gayole, gaylle, gaille, gayle, gaile, via Old French gaiole, gayolle, gaole < Medieval Latin gabiola, for *caveola, a diminutive of Latin cavea (cavity, coop, cage).

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Singular
Gaol

Plural
Gaols

Gaol (plural Gaols)
  1. Patrono:Obsolete spelling of
  2. (AU, NZ) Preferred alternative spelling of jail.

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Infinitive
to Gaol

Third person singular
Gaols

Simple past
Gaoled

Past participle
Gaoled

Present participle
Gaoling

to Gaol (third-person singular simple present Gaols, present participle Gaoling, simple past and past participle Gaoled)
  1. (British, obsolete) To confine in a gaol; to imprison

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From Patrono:Sga[[Category:ga:Patrono:Sga derivations|Gaol]] [[gáel#Patrono:Sga|gáel]] (relationship): Proto-Celtic *gailo-; cf. Lithuanian gailùs (compassionate); Gothic gailjan (gladden), German geil (wanton); Greek φίλιος (fílios), friendly).

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  • (Munster) IPA: [ɡeːl̪ˠ]
  • (Connacht, Ulster) IPA: [ɡiːl̪ˠ]

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Gaol m.

  1. Relationship, kinship; kindred feeling.
  2. Relations, kin; relative.
  3. Relation between things, connection.

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First declension

Bare forms:

Case Singular Plural
Nominative gaol gaolta
Vocative a ghaoil a ghaolta
Genitive gaoil gaolta
Dative gaol gaolta

Forms with the definite article:

Case Singular Plural
Nominative an gaol na gaolta
Genitive an ghaoil na ngaolta
Dative leis an [[Patrono:Ga eclipsis anaol]]

don ghaol

leis na gaolta

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
gaol ghaol ngaol
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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From Patrono:Sga[[Category:gd:Patrono:Sga derivations|Gaol]] [[gáel#Patrono:Sga|gáel]] (relationship): Proto-Celtic *gailo-; cf. Lithuanian gailùs (compassionate); Gothic gailjan (gladden), German geil (wanton); Greek φίλιος (fílios), friendly).

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  • IPA: [g̊ɯːɫ̪]

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Gaol m.

  1. love
    Tha gaol agam ort, a leannain mo chridhe.... — Literally, “Love is at-me on thee, O darling of my heart....”

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The love expressed by gaol is more intimate in nature than that of gràdh.

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  • An Etymological Dictionary of the Gaelic Language, Alexander MacBain, Gairm Publications, 1982fr:gaol

io:gaol it:gaol kn:gaol ml:gaol my:gaol ru:gaol fi:gaol sv:gaol ta:gaol te:gaol vi:gaol zh:gaol

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