gasda

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish gasta

Pronunciation[edit]

gāss-ty

Adjective[edit]

gasda

  1. excellent, good
    • Am bheil thu gu gasda? Are you quite well?
  2. handsome, beautiful, well-shaped, comely, fine
    • a bhean ghasda, his beautiful wife
    • nì gasda, a fine thing
    • Is gasd am balach thu. You are a fine fellow.
    • duine gasta, a handsome man
  3. clever, expert, ingenious, skillful
    • duine gasda, a wise and skillful man
  4. generous, open-handed
  5. chaste
  6. gallant, brave
  7. neat

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)