lèigh

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See also: leigh, Leigh, and léigh

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish líaig (leech, doctor, physician).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lèigh m (genitive singular lèigh, plural lèighean)

  1. doctor, surgeon, physician

Synonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

lèigh m (genitive singular lèighe, plural lèighean)

  1. medicine

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Irish léige.

Noun[edit]

lèigh

  1. genitive singular of liogh

Mutation[edit]

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
lèigh unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • lèigh” in Edward Dwelly, Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic–English Dictionary, 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, 1911, →ISBN.
  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019), “1 líaig”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language