loisc

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish loiscid (compare Scottish Gaelic loisg), from Proto-Celtic *laɸsketi (to shine, burn) (whence Welsh llosgi (to burn)), from Proto-Indo-European *lh₂p-sḱéti, (bearing the present-forming suffix *-sḱe-), from the telic root *leh₂p- (to light, shine). Related to Ancient Greek λάμπω (lámpō, I shine).

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loisc (present analytic loisceann, future analytic loiscfidh, verbal noun loscadh, past participle loiscthe)

  1. burn, scorch
  2. sting

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