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ceil

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English

Etymology

Origin uncertain; perhaps related to Latin celare ‘hide’.

Pronunciation

Verb

Infinitive
to ceil

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to ceil (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To line or finish a surface, as of a wall, with plaster, stucco, thin boards, or the like.

Noun

Singular
ceil

Plural
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ceil ({{{1}}})
  1. (poetic) a ceiling

Translations


Irish

Etymology

From Old Irish ceilid < Proto-Celtic *kel- < Proto-Indo-European *k̑el-; cf. Welsh celu, Latin celō, Old English helan.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: [cɛlʲ]

Verb

ceil

  1. to hide, conceal

Conjugation

Mutation

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
ceil cheil gceil
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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