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Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [fɯːlaɡ̊], /fɯːlak/

NounEdit

faoileag f (genitive singular faoileige, plural faoileagan)

  1. seagull; black-headed gull
  2. white crest on the waves
    • Tha faoileagan air a' mhuir.There are white crests on the waves.

Usage notesEdit

See also faoileann.

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ReferencesEdit

  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, ISBN 0 901771 92 9
  • A Pronouncing and Etymological Dictionary of the Gaelic Language (John Grant, Edinburgh, 1925, Compiled by Malcolm MacLennan)