The Alternative Old Irish Dictionary

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banamail etymology ben + amail
adjective: {{head}}
  1. womanly, feminine
  2. (pejorative) womanish
descendants:
  • Irish: banúil
  • Manx: benoil
  • Scottish Gaelic: banail
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mí- etymology Possibly from mis. Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *mei-.
prefix: {{head}}
  1. (pejorative) evil, ill, sinister
descendants:
  • Irish: mí-
  • Manx: mee-
  • Scottish Gaelic: mì-

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