Nollaig

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish Notlaic, from Latin natalicia (a birthday party), with specific reference to the birth of Christ. (Compare Welsh Nadolig, Breton Nedeleg and French Noël.)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈn̪ˠɔl̪ˠəɟ]

Proper noun[edit]

Nollaig f (genitive Nollag, nominative plural Nollaigí)

  1. Christmas Day, the 25th of December.
  2. the season surrounding Christmas Day
  3. A male or female given name, cognate to Noel or Noelle

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish notlaic, from Latin natalicia (a birthday party), with specific reference to the birth of Christ.

Proper noun[edit]

Nollaig f (genitive Nollaige, plural Nollaigean)

  1. Christmas

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