luí

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Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

luí

  1. subjunctive analytic of luigh

Usage notes[edit]

Used with a noun or pronoun as the subject.

Noun[edit]

luí m (genitive as substantive luí, genitive as verbal noun luite)

  1. Verbal noun of luigh.
  2. (act or state of) lying down, prostration
    Tá mé i mo luí. — I am lying down.
  3. setting (of heavenly bodies)
    luí na gréine — sunset
    luí na gealaí — moonset
  4. inclination, tendency
    luí chun léirscriosta aige.
    He has a propensity to destruction.

References[edit]

  • "luiġe" in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.