lùbach

See also: lúbach

Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From lùb +‎ -ach.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

lùbach (genitive singular masculine lùbaich, comparative lùbaiche)

  1. bending, bended
  2. pliant, flexible, bendy
  3. meandering, winding, sinuous, tortuous, zigzag (river, road, argument etc)

NounEdit

lùbach f (genitive singular lùbaiche, plural lùbaichean)

  1. loop, noose
  2. hairpin
  3. (sailing) cringle

ReferencesEdit

  • lùbach” in Edward Dwelly, Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic–English Dictionary, 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, 1911, →ISBN.
  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019) , “lúbach”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language