lóeg

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Old IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *laygos(calf) (compare Welsh llo, Cornish leugh), from Proto-Indo-European *leh₂p-(cattle).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

lóeg m ‎(genitive loíg, nominative plural loíg)

  1. calf
  2. (figuratively) favourite, darling

InflectionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

SynonymsEdit

DescendantsEdit

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
lóeg
also llóeg after a proclitic
lóeg
pronounced with /l(ʲ)-/
lóeg
also llóeg after a proclitic
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

  • lóeg” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.