leith

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See also: Leith and leið

Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Noun[edit]

leith f (genitive singular leithe, nominative plural leitheanna)

  1. flat-fish; fluke, flounder
  2. flat flabby thing
Declension[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

leith f sg

  1. dative singular of leath (side; part, direction) (used in certain phrases)

Further reading[edit]


Old Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

leith

  1. genitive singular of leth (o-stem declension)
  2. dative singular of leth (s-stem declension)

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
leith
also lleith after a proclitic
leith
pronounced with /l(ʲ)-/
leith
also lleith after a proclitic
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.