Definition of Irish Gaelic

1. Noun. The Celtic language of Ireland.

Exact synonyms: Irish
Generic synonyms: Erse, Gaelic, Goidelic
Specialized synonyms: Old Irish, Middle Irish
Geographical relationships: Emerald Isle, Hibernia, Ireland
Derivative terms: Irish



Definition of Irish Gaelic

1. Proper noun. the Celtic language indigenous to Ireland, commonly called Irish. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Irish Gaelic Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Irish Gaelic

Iris kaempferi
Iris kochii
Iris pallida
Iris persica
Iris pseudacorus
Iris tingitana
Iris verna
Iris versicolor
Iris virginica
Iris xiphioides
Iris xiphium
Irish
IrishE
Irish English
Irish Free State
Irish Gaelic (current term)
Irish National Liberation Army
Irish Republican Army
Irish Sea
Irish Sign Language
Irish Wolfhound
Irish Wolfhounds
Irish bull
Irish burgoo
Irish capital
Irish coffee
Irish coffees
Irish confetti
Irish cream
Irish flute

Literary usage of Irish Gaelic

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Life and Letters of James Macpherson by Thomas Bailey Saunders (1894)
"His ATTITUDE TO IRISH-GAELIC POETRY. THE* popular fashion in literature at the end of the nineteenth century has little in common with the fashion which ..."

2. Transactions of the Philological Society by Philological Society (Great Britain). (1887)
"These sounds were described in a previous paper on Irish Gaelic Sounds ... The back element explained the change of DH into (7) in Irish- Gaelic. ..."

3. Publications by Parker Society (Great Britain) (1902)
"He looked upon the "runs" of the living Scotch Gaelic tales as derived from those found in Irish Gaelic MSS. of from 150 to 200 years old: to my mind, ..."

4. The Celtic Magazine by Alexander Mackenzie, Alexander Macgregor, Alexander Macbain (1877)
"SERMONS IJf Irish Gaelic, by the Most Rev ... The translation of these sermons from Irish-Gaelic into English is admirably executed, and the rendering is ..."

5. The Life and Letters of James Macpherson by Thomas Bailey Saunders (1894)
"His ATTITUDE TO IRISH-GAELIC POETRY. THE* popular fashion in literature at the end of the nineteenth century has little in common with the fashion which ..."

6. Transactions of the Philological Society by Philological Society (Great Britain). (1887)
"These sounds were described in a previous paper on Irish Gaelic Sounds ... The back element explained the change of DH into (7) in Irish- Gaelic. ..."

7. Publications by Parker Society (Great Britain) (1902)
"He looked upon the "runs" of the living Scotch Gaelic tales as derived from those found in Irish Gaelic MSS. of from 150 to 200 years old: to my mind, ..."

8. The Celtic Magazine by Alexander Mackenzie, Alexander Macgregor, Alexander Macbain (1877)
"SERMONS IJf Irish Gaelic, by the Most Rev ... The translation of these sermons from Irish-Gaelic into English is admirably executed, and the rendering is ..."

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