leanbaíocht

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Irish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish lenbaidecht f (childishness; childish pursuits, childish play), from lenbaide (childish, puerile, adjective); synchronically, leanbaí (childlike, innocent; childish, infantile; puerile; doting, adjective) +‎ -acht (abstract suffix).

Noun[edit]

leanbaíocht f (genitive singular leanbaíochta)

  1. childhood
  2. childishness
    1. puerility
    2. dotage
    3. (ag ~) acting childishly; doting

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