aighearach

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish aerach (airy, pleasant; light-hearted, gay, frivolous).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

aighearach

  1. exulting, joyous, gay, happy, glad, mirthful, festive, light-hearted, lively
  2. odd
    òglach aighearach ― an odd fellow

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References[edit]

  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, ISBN 0 901771 92 9
  • A Pronouncing and Etymological Dictionary of the Gaelic Language (John Grant, Edinburgh, 1925, Compiled by Malcolm MacLennan)