leathan

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish lethan, from Proto-Celtic *ɸlitanos (broad) (compare Welsh llydan, Cornish and Breton ledan).

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leathan (genitive singular masculine leathain, genitive singular feminine leithne, plural leathana, comparative leithne)

  1. broad; wide, extensive

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Noun[edit]

leathan m (genitive singular leathain, nominative plural leathain)

  1. broad part
  2. flat open space

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Quiggin, E. C. (1906), A Dialect of Donegal, Cambridge University Press, page 7.