luainigh

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Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From luain +‎ -igh.

Verb[edit]

luainigh (present analytic luainíonn, future analytic luaineoidh, verbal noun luainiú, past participle luainithe)

  1. (intransitive) move quickly, nimbly
  2. (intransitive) move unsteadily, vary, change
  3. (intransitive, finance) fluctuate
  4. (intransitive, mechanical engineering) hunt
  5. (intransitive, astrology) precess
  6. (intransitive, sailing) weathervane
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Etymology 2[edit]

Adjective[edit]

luainigh

  1. vocative singular masculine of luaineach
  2. genitive singular masculine of luaineach
  3. (archaic) dative singular feminine of luaineach

Further reading[edit]

  • "luainigh" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • float” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • gyrate” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.