sliochd

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish slicht (mark, trail, offspring).

Noun[edit]

sliochd m (genitive singular sliochda, plural sliochdan)

  1. seed, offspring, progeny, descendants, posterity
    sliochd Dhiarmaidthe offspring of Dermid
    (the Campbells)
  2. tribe, clan
  3. troop
  4. track, print, rut
    sliochd nan rothanthe track of the wheels
    sliochd a mheurthe print of his fingers
  5. multitude

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References[edit]

  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, ISBN 0 901771 92 9
  • slicht” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.