léigh

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See also: leigh, Leigh, and lèigh

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish légaid, from Latin legō.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Munster) IPA(key): /lʲeːɟ/
  • (Cois Fharraige) IPA(key): /l̠ʲeː/ (imperative), IPA(key): /lʲeː/ (analytic past indicative)
  • (Mayo, Ulster) IPA(key): /l̠ʲeːj/ (imperative), IPA(key): /lʲeːj/ (analytic past indicative)

Verb[edit]

léigh (present analytic léann, future analytic léifidh, verbal noun léamh, past participle léite)

  1. to read

Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

  • "légaid" in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “léighim” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.
  • "léigh" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.