sleiveen

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Angla[redakti]

Elparolo[redakti]

  • IFA: /ˈsliːviːn/

Etimologio[redakti]

El la irlanda slíghbhín, slíbhín, kun la sama signifo.

Substantivo[redakti]

sleiveen (plural sleiveens)

  1. (irlanda) malhosnesta persono, trompisto.
    • 1889, WB Yeats, "The Ballad of Father O'Hart":
    In trust he took John's lands; / Sleiveens were all his race
    • 2002, Joseph O'Connor, Star of the Sea, Vintage 2003, p. 298:
    You blackened, filthy sleeveen liar. I curse the living day I ever let you near me.

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