leamh

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish lem (soft, tender; weak, powerless; impotent; foolish, worthless).

Adjective[edit]

leamh (genitive singular masculine leamh, genitive singular feminine leimhe, plural leamha, comparative leimhe)

  1. (literary) soft; impotent (lacking physical strength or vigor), weak
  2. tepid; tasteless, insipid
  3. lifeless, dull, uninteresting
  4. soft-witted; inane, silly

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Verb[edit]

leamh (present analytic leamhann, future analytic leamhfaidh, verbal noun leamhadh, past participle leafa)

  1. (transitive, literary) make impotent, weaken
  2. (transitive) make tasteless

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish lem (soft, tender; weak, powerless; impotent; foolish, worthless).

Adjective[edit]

leamh

  1. importunate, annoying, galling, vexing
  2. boring, jejune, insipid
  3. impertinent, shameless, saucy
  4. greedy, busy, officious
  5. raw
  6. glib, mealy-mouthed, flattering

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