Focal an Lae #69
The Word of the Day in Irish

Word: long (LOHNG)

Meaning: long = ship

Usage:

History: Old Irish “long” is believed to be borrowed from Latin “(navis) longa” (battleship; lit., long ship). Latin “longus, longa” comes from Indo-European *(d)longho- (long), from the root *del- (long).

Scottish Gaelic: long

2008-06-19 CPD