laith

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English lathe, a borrowing from Old Norse hlaða (barn, storehouse), from Proto-Germanic *hlaþǭ (loader), from *hlaþaną (to lade, load). Cognate with Icelandic hlaða (barn), Swedish lada (barn), Danish lade (barn).

Noun[edit]

laith (plural laiths)

  1. (dialectal, rare, Northern England) shed, barn
    • 2000, Eileen White (ed.), Feeding a City: York: The Provision of Food from Roman Times to the Beginnning of the Twentieth Century, Prospect Books, →ISBN, page 135.
      Six quarters of wheat were held at Thomas Roger's house, and in laiths outside Bootham and Micklegate Bar he had store of wheat, rye, barley, beans and peas, totalling £21 6s 8d which represented about a quarter of his assets.

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Scots[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English lōth, from Old English lāþ, from Proto-Germanic *laiþaz, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂leyt-.

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Verb[edit]

laith

  1. to loathe, detest

Adjective[edit]

laith (comparative mair laith, superlative maist laith)

  1. loath

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Welsh[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

laith

  1. Soft mutation of llaith.

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
llaith laith unchanged unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.