leannan

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish lendán, lennán ((male) lover, sweetheart, beloved).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

leannan m (genitive and plural leannain)

  1. lover, sweetheart
    A leannain ghrinn, ciamar a theirinn cia mheud a tha gràdh agam ort? - O sweet darling, how could I say how much I love thee?

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