faoileag

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [fɯːlaɡ̊], /fɯːlak/

Noun[edit]

faoileag f (genitive faoileige, plural faoileagan)

  1. seagull
  2. white crest on the waves
    • Tha faoileagan air a' mhuir. There are white crests on the waves.
  3. black-headed gull

Usage notes[edit]

See also faoileann.

References[edit]

  • The Illustrated Gaelic-English Dictionary (Birlinn Limited, 1901-1911, Compiled by Edward Dwelly)
  • A Pronouncing and Etymological Dictionary of the Gaelic Language (John Grant, Edinburgh, 1925, Complied by Malcolm MacLennan)