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 Dhiarmaid‎ ― the offspring of Dermid (the Campbells)
  2. tribe, clan
  3. troop
  4. track, print, rut
    sliochd nan rothan‎ ― the track of the wheels
    sliochd a mheur‎ ― the 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.