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See also: lion, Lion, and líon

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Scottish GaelicEdit

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NounEdit

lìon m (genitive singular lìn, plural lìontan)

  1. net, web
  2. lint, flax

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VerbEdit

lìon (past lìon, future lìonaidh, verbal noun lìonadh, past participle lìonte)

  1. fill
  2. swell (e.g. tide)
    Tha an tìde-mhara a’ lìonadh.
    The tide is rising.
    Nuair a lìonas an tìde-mhara a-nìos gum mheadhan, feumaidh sinn falbh.
    When the tide rises [lit. "shall rise”] up to my waist, we must leave

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