litearthacht

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish literdacht f (booklearning, literature), from literda (literary, literal, adjective); synchronically, liteartha (literary; literate) +‎ -acht.

Noun[edit]

litearthacht f (genitive singular litearthachta)

  1. literariness
  2. literacy

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Further reading[edit]

  • "litearthacht" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • literacy” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • literdacht” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.