leisg

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

leisg

  1. lazy, indolent, slothful
    cho leisg ris a' chù - very lazy (idiom, literally "as lazy as the dog")
  2. loath, reluctant, unwilling

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Noun[edit]

leisg f (genitive leisge, no plural)

  1. laziness, sloth, slothfulness, indolence, inertia

References[edit]

  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, ISBN 0 901771 92 9
  • A Pronouncing and Etymological Dictionary of the Gaelic Language (John Grant, Edinburgh, 1925, Complied by Malcolm MacLennan)