lúbaire

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From lúb +‎ -aire.

Noun[edit]

lúbaire m (genitive singular lúbaire, nominative plural lúbairí)

  1. crafty person, twister

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Further reading[edit]

  • "lúbaire" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • bender” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • rat” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • twister” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • weasel” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.