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léine

léine

See also: Leine and lèine

Irish

Noun

léine f (genitive singular léine, nominative plural léinte)

  1. shirt
  2. tunic

Declension

Derived terms

  • léine róin f (hair-shirt)
  • léinteoir m (shirtmaker)
  • taisléine f (shroud)

References

  • "léine" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • léine” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Old Irish

Alternative forms

  • léne

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈl͈ʲeːnʲə/

Noun

léine f

  1. (fabric) linen
  2. (clothing) tunic, smock

Inflection

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Descendants

References

  • léine” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.