gealach

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish gelach (moon).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gealach f (genitive gealaí, nominative plural gealacha)

  1. moon
  2. brightness (as of moon), moonlight

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
gealach ghealach ngealach
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Noun[edit]

gealach f (genitive gealaich, plural gealaichean)

  1. moon
    A’ Ghealach (The Moon)
    Amhairc fad’ os cionn-! (Behold far overhead-!)
    Air chùl a brata ‘n t-sìoda nan neòil, (Behind her silken veil of the clouds,)
    A fàinne-solais a’ deàrrsadh, glòir, (Her halo shining, glory,)
    Gam nighe ‘na solas an airgid, (Bathing me in her light of silver,)
    A’ deàrrsadh gu ciùin… (Shining quietly...)

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