ialtag

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

ialtag f (genitive singular ialtaig, plural ialtagan)

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

References[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
  • íaltóc” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.