liosta

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Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈl̠ʲɪsˠt̪ˠə]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old English līste (hem, edge, strip), from Proto-Germanic *līstǭ, and/or Old French liste (border, band; strip of paper), itself from the Germanic word.

Noun[edit]

liosta m (genitive liosta, nominative plural liostaí)

  1. list (register or roll of paper; codified representation of a list)
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From English list.

Noun[edit]

liosta m (genitive liosta)

  1. (nautical) list
Declension[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

liosta

  1. slow, tedious
  2. irksome, tiresome
  3. persistent, importunate
Declension[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

liosta f (genitive liosta, plural liostaichean)

  1. list (of items)

Adjective[edit]

liosta

  1. boring, tedious, prolix
  2. importunate

Synonyms[edit]