Garda

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See also: garda, gardă, gardā, and gárda

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Irish Garda, in Garda Síochána na hÉireann (Guardians of the Peace of Ireland).

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Garda (plural Gardaí or Gardas)

  1. The state police force of the Republic of Ireland.
  2. (The title of) an Irish policeman.
    Garda Michael Egan
  3. (in the plural) The police.
    • 2013, Eimear McBride, A Girl is a Half-formed Thing, Faber & Faber 2014, p. 115:
      Sure don't mind the Gardaí they say. They can't see in.

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Capitalized form of garda.

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Noun[edit]

Garda m (genitive singular Garda, nominative plural Gardaí)

  1. A member of the Garda Síochána (the Irish police force).

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Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
Garda Gharda nGarda
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Italian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Garda f

  1. A small town, on the shore of Lake Garda, in the Verona province of veneto

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