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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]


From Old Irish argat ‎(silver), from Proto-Celtic *arganto- (compare Welsh arian), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂erǵ- ‎(to shine) (compare Latin argentum ‎(silver)).


airgiod m ‎(genitive singular airgid, no plural)

  1. money
    'S e goal an airgid frèamh gach uilc.‎ ― The love of money is the root of all evil.
    Cha robh mi gun airgiod.‎ ― I was not without money.
  2. silver
    uaireadair airgid‎ ― a silver watch
  3. riches

Derived terms[edit]


  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, ISBN 0 901771 92 9
  • A Pronouncing and Etymological Dictionary of the Gaelic Language (John Grant, Edinburgh, 1925, Compiled by Malcolm MacLennan)