Gaeltacht

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English[edit]

English Wikipedia has an article on:
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Official Gaeltacht regions in Ireland

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Irish Gaeltacht.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Gaeltacht (plural Gaeltachtaí or Gaeltachts)

  1. (Ireland) An officially recognised area where the Irish language is the predominant language in daily use.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Both the native Irish plural Gaeltachtaí and the anglicised plural Gaeltachts are found in English usage.

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed via English from Irish Gaeltacht.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Gaeltacht f (genitive Gaeltacht, plural Gaeltachten or Gaeltachtaí)

  1. Gaeltacht

Declension[edit]


Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Gael +‎ -t- +‎ -acht (compare Old Irish goídelta). Cognate with Scottish Gaelic Gàidhealtachd.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Gaeltacht f (genitive singular Gaeltachta, nominative plural Gaeltachtaí)

  1. Irish-speaking area
    Antonym: Galltacht

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
Gaeltacht Ghaeltacht nGaeltacht
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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