saighdear

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish saigteóir ‎(archer, soldier) (compare Irish saighdiúir, saighdeoir), from saiget ‎(arrow) (modern Scottish Gaelic saighead), from Latin sagitta ‎(arrow).

Noun[edit]

saighdear m ‎(genitive singular saighdeir, plural saighdearan)

  1. soldier
  2. archer

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