luath

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See also: lúath and luath-

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish lúath.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

luath (genitive singular masculine luaith, genitive singular feminine luaithe, plural luatha, comparative luaithe or luathcha)

  1. quick, fast
  2. early, soon

Declension[edit]

  • Alternative comparative form: luathcha (Cois Fharraige)

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish lúath

Adjective[edit]

luath

  1. fast, swift, fleet, nimble, quick, speedy
    each luatha fleet horse
  2. early
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Irish lúaith (ashes, dust), from Proto-Celtic *loutus.

Noun[edit]

luath f (genitive singular luaithe or luatha, no plural)

  1. ash (from fire)
    luath bholcànovolcanic ash
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