Nollaig

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish Notlaic, from Latin nātālīcia ‎(a birthday party), with specific reference to the birth of Christ, from nātālis ‎(natal), from nātus ‎(born). Compare Welsh Nadolig, Breton Nedeleg and French Noël.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Nollaig f ‎(genitive Nollag, nominative plural Nollaigí)

  1. Christmas Day, the 25th of December.
  2. The season of Christmas.
  3. A male or female given name, cognate to Noel or Noelle.

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish notlaic, from Latin natalicia ‎(a birthday party), with specific reference to the birth of Christ.

Proper noun[edit]

Nollaig f ‎(genitive Nollaige, plural Nollaigean)

  1. Christmas

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