luaidhe

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish lúaide, ultimately from Proto-Celtic *ɸloudom.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

luaidhe f (genitive singular luaidhe, nominative plural luaidheanna)

  1. lead (metal element)
    1. lead (substance inside pencil)
    1. (nautical) (sounding-)lead, plummet
      Synonyms: aigeach, luaidhe fheádóireachta
    2. (fishing) sinker

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish lúaide, ultimately from Proto-Celtic *ɸloudom.

Noun[edit]

luaidhe m or f (genitive singular luaidhe, no plural)

  1. lead (metal; chemical element)
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Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Noun[edit]

luaidhe

  1. genitive singular of luaidh