léine

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See also: Leine and lèine

Irish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish léine (compare Manx lheiney, Scottish Gaelic lèine).

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Noun[edit]

léine f (genitive singular léine, nominative plural léinte)

  1. shirt
  2. tunic

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Further reading[edit]

  • "léine" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • léine” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • Entries containing “léine” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “léine” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

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Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

léine f

  1. (fabric) linen
  2. (clothing) tunic, smock

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Further reading[edit]

  • léine” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.