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Nollaig

IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish Notlaic, from Latin natalicia (a birthday party), with specific reference to the birth of Christ. (Compare Welsh Nadolig, Breton Nedeleg and French Noël.)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈn̪ˠɔl̪ˠəɟ]

Proper nounEdit

Nollaig f (genitive Nollag, nominative plural Nollaigí)valid

  1. Christmas Day, the 25th of December.
  2. the season surrounding Christmas Day
  3. A male or female given name, cognate to Noel or Noelle

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Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish notlaic, from Latin natalicia (a birthday party), with specific reference to the birth of Christ.

Proper nounEdit

Nollaig f (genitive Nollaige, plural Nollaigean)

  1. Christmas

Derived termsEdit