Nollaig

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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Proper noun[edit]

Nollaig f (genitive Nollag, nominative plural Nollaigí)

  1. Christmas Day, the 25th of December.
  2. The season of Christmas.
  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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