Ailill

Meaning of the Irish name Ailill. Listen and learn how to pronounce Ailill so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish boy name.

MEANING: From the Irish ailleacht “”beauty.”” Ailill was the young husband of Queen Maebh, chosen by her because he was “”a man without meaness, fear or jealosy, a match for my own greatness.”” His argument with Maebh over who had the greater herd of cattle led to The Cattle Raid of Cooley (read the legend), one of the greatest epic tales in Irish mythology.

GENDER: Boy | Male

IRISH NAME: Ailill

PRONUNCIATION: “”all + yill””

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AUDIO: (Listen to the late author Frank McCourt pronounce Ailill and read along with the meaning)

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