Definition of Scottish gaelic

1. Noun. The Gaelic of Scotland.

Exact synonyms: Scots Gaelic
Generic synonyms: Erse, Gaelic, Goidelic



Definition of Scottish gaelic

1. Proper noun. The Gaelic language of Scotland, spoken primarily in the northern and western parts of the country, with important communities in Glasgow and Edinburgh. Scottish Gaelic had its widest influence between 800 and 1200 (C.E.), as place names throughout Scotland attest. ¹

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Scottish Gaelic Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scottish Gaelic

Scott operation
Scotticism
Scotticisms
Scotticize
Scotticized
Scotticizes
Scotticizing
Scottie
Scottish
Scottish Borders
Scottish Deerhound
Scottish Deerhounds
Scottish English
Scottish Fold
Scottish Folds
Scottish Gaelic
Scottish Highlander
Scottish Lallans
Scottish deerhound
Scottish reel
Scottish terrier
Scottish wildcat
Scottish wildcats
Scottishly
Scottishness
Scottsdale
Scotty
Scourge of God
Scourge of the Gods
Scouse

Literary usage of Scottish gaelic

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"In the first place, scottish gaelic as written has entirely ... We may also mention that scottish gaelic preserves an old t in a number of words where I ..."

2. The Scottish Historical Review by Company of Scottish History (1906)
"There are more individual words in Manx like Scottish than Irish Gaelic, and Manx and scottish gaelic have practically the same method of forming plurals.1 ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"scottish gaelic Literature.—The attention of the world was first called to the literature of the Celts by the publication, in 1760, of some fragments of ..."

4. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1904)
"scottish gaelic LITERATURE. Throughout the Old Irish period and most of the ... Unfortunately, the early monuments of scottish gaelic arc very scanty. ..."

5. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1878)
"Thomas M'Lauchlan, as well into English as into modern scottish gaelic, ... Vocabularies of the scottish gaelic were published n 1690, in 1702, in 1741, ..."

6. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People by Chambers, W. and R., publ (1876)
"Thomas M'Lauchlan, as well into English as into modern scottish gaelic, ... Vocabularies of the scottish gaelic were published in 1690, hi 1702, in 1741, ..."

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