luachair

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Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish lúachair.

Noun[edit]

luachair f (genitive singular luachra)

  1. (botany) rushes
  2. rushy place, rushland
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Etymology 2[edit]

Adjective[edit]

luachair (genitive singular masculine luachair, genitive singular feminine luachra, plural luachra, comparative luachra)

  1. Alternative form of luchair (bright, glittering, resplendent)
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Further reading[edit]

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

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish lúachair.

Noun[edit]

luachair f (genitive singular luachrach, no plural)

  1. rushes

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • 1 lúachair” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.