fliuch

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish fliuch, from Proto-Celtic *wlikʷo- (compare Welsh gwlyb).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fliuch

  1. wet

Declension[edit]

Verb[edit]

fliuch (present analytic fliuchann, future analytic fliuchfaidh, verbal noun fliuchadh, past participle fliuchta)

  1. to get or become wet
  2. to make wet

Conjugation[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
fliuch fhliuch bhfliuch
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *wlikʷo- (compare Welsh gwlyb).

Adjective[edit]

fliuch

  1. wet

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Noun[edit]

fliuch ?

  1. damp, wet weather

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish fliuch, from Proto-Celtic *wlikʷo- (compare Welsh gwlyb).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fliuch (comparative fliuiche or fliche)

  1. wet, rainy, moist, damp, oozy
    fliuch - a rainy day
    fuar, fliuch gun deò léirsinn - cold, wet and stone blind
    bàta fliuch - a boat given to taking waves on board

Verb[edit]

fliuch

  1. to wet, moisten
  2. to water
  3. to make drunk

References[edit]

  • The Illustrated Gaelic-English Dictionary (Birlinn Limited, 1901-1911, Compiled by Edward Dwelly)
  • A Pronouncing and Etymological Dictionary of the Gaelic Language (John Grant, Edinburgh, 1925, Compiled by Malcolm MacLennan)