raithneach

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish raithnech (fern, brake-fern) (compare Scottish Gaelic raineach, Manx rhennagh).

Noun[edit]

raithneach f (genitive singular raithní)

  1. (collective) fern, bracken
  2. (slang) cannabis

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External links[edit]

  • "raithneach" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • bracken” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • cannabis” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • fern” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.