ligh

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish ligid, from Proto-Celtic *ligeti, from Proto-Indo-European *léyǵʰti. 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

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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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References[edit]

  • ligh” in Edward Dwelly, Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic–English Dictionary, 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, 1911, →ISBN.
  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019), “1 ligid”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language