sgillinn ruadh

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Noun[edit]

sgillinn-ruadh m (genitive sgillinne ruaidhe, plural sgillinnean ruadha)

  1. penny

Usage notes[edit]

  • Nowadays only used to express the idea of "not having a penny":
    Chan eil sgillinn ruadh agam. - I don't have a penny.
    Bha e gun sgillinn ruadh. - He was without a penny.