lón

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Icelandic[edit]

Noun[edit]

lón n ‎(genitive singular lóns, nominative plural lón)

  1. a lagoon

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish lón(fat; provision(s), food, victuals, sustenance; feast), with the shift in meaning towards “lunch” likely influenced by the resemblance to the English word.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lón m ‎(genitive singular lóin, nominative plural lónta)

  1. provision, supply; food, victuals, sustenance
    1. repast, collation
    2. lunch, luncheon

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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

lón m ‎(genitive singular lóin, nominative plural lóin)

  1. Alternative form of luan(loin)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

lón ‎(present analytic lónann, future analytic lónfaidh, verbal noun lónadh, past participle lónta)

  1. (transitive) Alternative form of lónaigh(supply, provision; lay in; put by, hoard)
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References[edit]

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