luaineach

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Irish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From luain +‎ -ach.

Adjective[edit]

luaineach (genitive singular masculine luainigh, genitive singular feminine luainí, plural luaineacha, comparative luainí)

  1. fast-moving, nimble; restless, unsteady; changeable, vacillating, inconstant
  2. (chemistry) volatile

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Related terms[edit]

  • luaineacht (mobility, nimbleness; restlessness; changeableness, vacillation, inconstancy, fluctuation; volatility)

Further reading[edit]

  • "luaineach" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • changeable” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • inconstant” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • volatile” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.