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IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish lúath.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

luath (genitive singular masculine luaith, genitive singular feminine luaithe, plural luatha, comparative luaithe or luathcha)

  1. quick, fast
  2. early, soon

DeclensionEdit

  • Alternative comparative form: luathcha (Cois Fharraige)

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Scottish GaelicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Irish lúath

AdjectiveEdit

luath

  1. fast, swift, fleet, nimble, quick, speedy
    each luatha fleet horse
  2. early
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Irish lúaith (ashes, dust), from Proto-Celtic *loutus.

NounEdit

luath f (genitive singular luaithe or luatha, no plural)

  1. ash (from fire)
    luath bholcànovolcanic ash
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