See also: beannacht

Scottish Gaelic

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Etymology

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From Old Irish bennacht (benediction, blessing), borrowed from Latin benedictiō.

Noun

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beannachd f (plural beannachdan)

  1. blessing
  2. greeting, regards

Derived terms

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References

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  • Edward Dwelly (1911) “beannachd”, in Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan [The Illustrated Gaelic–English Dictionary]‎[1], 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, →ISBN
  • Gregory Toner, Sharon Arbuthnot, Máire Ní Mhaonaigh, Marie-Luise Theuerkauf, Dagmar Wodtko, editors (2019), “bennacht”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language