leac

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *laukaz. Cognate with Old Saxon lōk (Low German Look), Dutch look, Old High German louh (German Lauch), Old Norse laukr (Danish løg, Swedish lök, Icelandic laukur).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lēac n

  1. leek

Descendants[edit]


Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Slavic lĕkŭ, Common Slavic *lek.

Noun[edit]

leac n (plural leacuri)

  1. medicine, remedy, cure

Synonyms[edit]


Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Noun[edit]

leac f (genitive lice, dative lic, plural leacan)

  1. slab (of stone)
  2. ledge (of rock)
  3. flagstone, paving stone
  4. slate (for writing on)
  5. gravestone
  6. cheek

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