glic

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish glicc, from Proto-Celtic *glikkis.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

glic (genitive singular feminine glice, plural glice, comparative glice)

  1. sly, cunning, shrewd

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
glic ghlic nglic
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • "glic" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • glicc” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Old French[edit]

Noun[edit]

glic m (nominative singular glis)

  1. gleek (card game)

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish glicc.

Adjective[edit]

glic (comparative glice)

  1. wise, prudent, sage, sound
  2. clever, shrewd
  3. sensible

Derived terms[edit]

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