Focal an Lae #252
The Word of the Day in Irish

Word: luibh (LIHV) [liv′]

Meaning: luibh = herb

Usage:

History: Old Irish “luib” comes from Indo-European *leup- (to peel off, break off). English “leaf” is a cognate.

Scottish Gaelic: luibh

2008-06-19 CPD