> MacBain seems to think it related to IE "leuq" -- see the entry
> for "luch." Is that the same as IE "leik(w)" whence English
Never mind, I guess MacBain means "leuk" (shine, bright) -> lux,
lucifer, luna, etc.
> On Sun, Dec 26, 2010 at 11:42 PM, Dennis King<[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> "Loch" is an archaic word meaning "dubh" according to Sanas Cormaic. The
>> entry includes, as an illustration, a three-word proverb that is of
>> perennial value:
>> LEIA does not yet include the L fascicle, so I'm in the dark (pun intended)
>> about the origin of "loch". Any explanation?
Nollaig chridheil agus bliadhna mhath ùr
Gleðileg jól og farsælt nýtt ár
Nadolig llawen a blwyddyn newydd dda