See also: luath and luath-

Old IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *ɸlowto- (go, flow, be swift), from Proto-Indo-European *plew-. Cognate with English float, Old Norse fljótr (swift), Ancient Greek πλέω (pléō, I sail), Latin pluit (it rains), and Sanskrit प्लवते (plavate, swim, fly).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

lúath

  1. swift, fast.

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Irish: luath
  • Scottish Gaelic: luath

MutationEdit

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

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