leigheas

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish leiges(healing, medicine).

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Noun[edit]

leigheas m ‎(genitive singular leighis, nominative plural leigheasanna)

  1. verbal noun of leigheas
  2. medicine
  3. healing
  4. remedy, cure
    Is é leigheas na póite ól arís.
    The cure of a hangover is to drink again.
  5. curing

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Verb[edit]

leigheas ‎(present analytic leigheasann, future analytic leigheasfaidh, verbal noun leigheas, past participle leigheasta)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) heal; cure, remedy
    Neantóg a dhóigh mé, copóg a leigheas mé.
    A nettle burned me, a dock cured me.

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References[edit]

  • leiges” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “leiġeas” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.
  • "leigheas" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish leiges(healing, medicine).

Noun[edit]

leigheas m ‎(genitive singular leighis, plural leigheasan)

  1. cure, remedy, medicine
  2. healing, treatment, curing, act of caring

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