Irish Gaelic

the Celtic language indigenous to Ireland, commonly called Irish.

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  • Irish Gaelic — Irish I*rish , n. sing. & pl. 1. pl. The natives or inhabitants of Ireland, esp. the Celtic natives or their descendants. [1913 Webster] 2. The language of the Irish; also called {Irish Gaelic} or the {Hiberno Celtic}. [1913 Webster +PJC] 3. An… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Irish Gaelic — n. IRISH (n. 1) …   English World dictionary

  • Irish Gaelic — Irish (def. 4). [1890 95] * * * …   Universalium

  • Irish Gaelic — noun the Celtic language of Ireland • Syn: ↑Irish • Derivationally related forms: ↑Irish (for: ↑Irish) • Regions: ↑Ireland, ↑Hibernia, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Irish Gaelic — noun Date: 1891 Irish 2a …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Irish Gaelic — I′rish Gael′ic n. peo Irish 2) • Etymology: 1890–95 …   From formal English to slang

  • Irish Gaelic — /aɪrɪʃ ˈgeɪlɪk/ (say uyrish gaylik) noun the Goidelic language of the Celts of Ireland; an official language of the Republic of Ireland since 1921 …   Australian English dictionary

  • irish-gaelic — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective Usage: usually capitalized I&G : of, relating to, or characteristic of the Goidelic speech of the Celts of Ireland …   Useful english dictionary

  • Irish Gaelic medium — Six families in Belfast established a Gaeltacht area in Belfast in the late 1960s and opened Bunscoil Phobal Feirste in 1970 as the first Gaelic medium school in Northern Ireland, and in 1984 was granted the status of a voluntary maintained… …   Wikipedia

  • Gaelic type — Gaelic script redirects here. For the Gaelic manuscript hand, see Insular script. Latin script (Gaelic variant) …   Wikipedia

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