loing

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Irish[edit]

Noun[edit]

loing

  1. (archaic) dative singular of long

Middle French[edit]

Adverb[edit]

loing

  1. far; far away

Descendants[edit]


Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin longē ‎(far away), from longus ‎(long, far).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

loing

  1. far; far away

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]


Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *lungo- ‎(put, place) (compare Welsh ellwng and dillwng ‎(to set free, release) from *(dī-)exs-lungo-), from Proto-Indo-European *lewg- ‎(to bend). Cognate with Latin luctor ‎(to wrestle) and Old English lūcan ‎(to lock).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

·loing

  1. Only used in fo·loing and in·loing.

References[edit]

  • Matasović, Ranko (2009), “*lu-n-g-o-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, ISBN 978-90-04-17336-1, page 249