sùith

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish súith (compare Welsh huddygl).

Noun[edit]

sùith m

  1. soot
    • neul an t-sùith ― the colour of soot

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

sùith (past participle sùithte)

  1. soot (cover with soot)
  2. season or dry in smoke

References[edit]

  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, ISBN 0 901771 92 9
  • A Pronouncing and Etymological Dictionary of the Gaelic Language (John Grant, Edinburgh, 1925, Compiled by Malcolm MacLennan)