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Scottish GaelicEdit

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AdjectiveEdit

leisg

  1. lazy, indolent, slothful
    cho leisg ris a' chù - very lazy (idiom, literally "as lazy as the dog")
  2. loath, reluctant, unwilling

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NounEdit

leisg f (genitive singular leisge, no plural)

  1. laziness, sloth, slothfulness, indolence, inertia

ReferencesEdit

  • leisg” in Edward Dwelly, Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary, 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, 1911, →ISBN.
  • A Pronouncing and Etymological Dictionary of the Gaelic Language (John Grant, Edinburgh, 1925, Complied by Malcolm MacLennan)