ialtag

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Tha an ialtag seo ag ithe kapok ann an Kolkata, Poblachd nan Innseachan.

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish *íaltóc (compare Irish ialtóg), from íatlu (bat) + -óc.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ialtag f (genitive singular ialtaig, plural ialtagan)

  1. bat (small, nocturnal, flying mammal of the order Chiroptera)
  2. titmouse

References[edit]

  • Edward Dwelly (1911), “ialtag”, in Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan [The Illustrated Gaelic–English Dictionary], 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, →ISBN
  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019), “íaltóc”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language