laoch

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish láech ‎(warrior, layman), from Late Latin lāicus ‎(lay, layman, laic), from Ancient Greek λαϊκός ‎(laïkós, of the people), from λαός ‎(laós, the people).

Noun[edit]

laoch m ‎(genitive singular laoich, nominative plural laochra)

  1. (literary) layman
  2. warrior, hero

Declension[edit]

  • Alternative genitive plural: laoch

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References[edit]

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

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish láech ‎(warrior, layman), from Late Latin lāicus ‎(lay, layman, laic), from Ancient Greek λαϊκός ‎(laïkós, of the people), from λαός ‎(laós, the people).

Noun[edit]

laoch m ‎(genitive singular laoich, plural laoich)

  1. hero, champion, warrior

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