priobadh

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish prapud (a brief space), from Old Irish brothad (moment).

Noun[edit]

priobadh m (genitive singular priobaidh, plural priobaidhean)

  1. verbal noun of priob
  2. act of winking or twinkling
  3. twinkle, wink, blink
  4. instant, moment
    ann am priobadh na sùlain a moment/in the wink of an eye
  5. glimpse

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