luaidhe

IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish lúaide, ultimately from Proto-Celtic *loudom.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

luaidhe f (genitive singular luaidhe, nominative plural luaidheanna)

  1. lead (metal element)
    1. lead (substance inside pencil)
    1. (nautical) (sounding-)lead, plummet
      Synonyms: aigeach, luaidhe fheádóireachta
    2. (fishing) sinker

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Scottish GaelicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Irish lúaide, ultimately from Proto-Celtic *loudom.

NounEdit

luaidhe m or f (genitive singular luaidhe, no plural)

  1. lead (metal; chemical element)
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Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

NounEdit

luaidhe

  1. genitive singular of luaidh