Focal an Lae #113
The Word of the Day in Irish

Word: fliuch (FLOOKH) [f′l′ux]

Meaning: fliuch = wet; to wet, soak


History: Old Irish “fliuch”, Welsh “gwlyb” and Breton “gléb” are allderived from Insular Celtic *wlikwu-, from the Indo-European *wlik-u- (wet), based on *wlik-, the zero grade of the root *wleik- (to flow). English cognates include “liquid” and “liquor”.

Scottish Gaelic: fliuch

2008-06-19 CPD