lugh

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Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish luch (compare Irish and Scottish Gaelic luch), from Proto-Celtic *lukoss (compare Welsh llyg (shrew), llygod (mice), Breton logod (mice)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lugh m, f (genitive singular lughagh, plural lughee)

  1. mouse
    Ta’n thie er croo lesh lughee.
    The house is crawling with mice.
    Tra vees yn kayt mooie bee ny lughee daunsin.
    When the cat is away the mice will dance.