Gaeilge

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Early Modern Irish Gaedhilge, the genitive of Gaedhealg, from Middle Irish Gaoidhealg, from Old Irish Goídelc.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Gaeilge f (genitive Gaeilge)

  1. The Irish language
    • 1899 Franz Nikolaus Finck, Die araner mundart, vol. II, 123.
      Scríobhann sé an Ghaeilge go rí-mhaith.
      He writes Irish very well.

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
Gaeilge Ghaeilge nGaeilge
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • "Gaeḋealg" in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Gaeilge f (genitive Gaeilge)

  1. Irish (language)