lugh

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Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lugh m, f (genitive 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.