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IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Early Modern Irish Gaedhilge, the genitive of Gaedhealg, from Old Irish Goídelc.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Gaeilge f (genitive Gaeilge)

  1. the Irish language
    • 1899, Franz Nikolaus Finck, Die araner mundart, Marburg: Elwert’sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, vol. II, p. 123:
      šḱŕīvn̥̄ šē n ʒēlǵə gə rī wȧ.
      conventional orthography: Scríobhann sé an Ghaeilge go rí-mhaith.
      He writes Irish very well.
  2. any Goidelic language

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MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
Gaeilge Ghaeilge nGaeilge
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Irish. Doublet of Gàidhlig.

Proper nounEdit

Gaeilge f (genitive Gaeilge)

  1. the Irish language
    Synonym: Gàidhlig na h-Èireann

MutationEdit

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
Gaeilge Ghaeilge
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.