ligh

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish ligid, from Proto-Indo-European *leyǵʰ-. Cognates include English lick and Russian лиза́ть ‎(lizátʹ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ligh ‎(present analytic líonn, future analytic lífidh, verbal noun , past participle lite)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) lick
  2. (transitive) fawn on

Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

  • "ligh" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • 1 ligid” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish ligid, from Proto-Indo-European *leyǵʰ-. Cognates include English lick, Russian лиза́ть ‎(lizátʹ).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Verb[edit]

ligh ‎(past ligh, future lighidh, verbal noun , past participle lighte)

  1. (archaic) lick

Conjugation[edit]

Tense \ Voice Active Passive
Present a' --
Past ligh ligheadh
Future lighidh lighear
Conditional ligheadh lighteadh

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