Focal an Lae #173
The Word of the Day in Irish

Word: drúcht (DROOKHT) [druːxt]

Meaning: drúcht = dew

Usage:

History: Old Irish “drúcht” comes from Indo-European *dhruptus (drop), from the root *dhreu- (to fall, flow, drip, droop). Good English cognates are “drip” and “drop”.

Scottish Gaelic: drùchd

2008-06-19 CPD