gallda

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish gallda, from Gall (foreigner).

Adjective[edit]

gallda

  1. foreign
  2. English, anglicized

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
gallda ghallda ngallda
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • "gallda" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • gallda” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Gall +‎ -da.

Adjective[edit]

gallda

  1. foreign (especially Norse or English)
  2. having foreign connections or ways

Derived terms[edit]

  • galldach (native of England, adj)
  • galldacht f (foreignness, hence English connection, fashion, ways; (collective) the Englishry, the English settlers; district occupied by the English)

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
gallda gallda
pronounced with /ɣ(ʲ)-/
ngallda
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • gallda” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.