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EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish láech (warrior, layman), from Late Latin lāicus (lay, layman, laic), from Ancient Greek λαϊκός (laïkós, of the people), from λαός (laós, the people).

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NounEdit

laoch m (genitive singular laoich, nominative plural laochra or laoich)

  1. (literary) layman
  2. warrior, hero

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Derived termsEdit

  • athlaoch (old warrior)
  • laochadhradh m (hero-worship)
  • laochas m (heroism, valour; gratification, pride; boastfulness, bravado)
  • laochmhíle m (man-at-arms, warrior)
  • laochta (valorous, heroic, adjective)

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Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish láech (warrior, layman), from Late Latin lāicus (lay, layman, laic), from Ancient Greek λαϊκός (laïkós, of the people), from λαός (laós, the people).

NounEdit

laoch m (genitive singular laoich, plural laoich)

  1. hero, champion, warrior

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