Gaelic

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Gael·ic

 (gā′lĭk)
adj.
Of or relating to the Gaels or their culture or languages.
n.
1. Goidelic.
2. Any of the Goidelic languages, especially:
a. Irish.
b. (often găl′ĭk) Scottish Gaelic.

Gaelic

(ˈɡeɪlɪk; ˈɡæl-)
n
(Languages) any of the closely related languages of the Celts in Ireland, Scotland, or (formerly) the Isle of Man. Compare Goidelic
adj
1. (Peoples) of, denoting, or relating to the Celtic people of Ireland, Scotland, or the Isle of Man or their language or customs
2. (Languages) of, denoting, or relating to the Celtic people of Ireland, Scotland, or the Isle of Man or their language or customs
3. (Placename) of, denoting, or relating to the Celtic people of Ireland, Scotland, or the Isle of Man or their language or customs

Gael•ic

(ˈgeɪ lɪk)

n.
2. the Irish and Scottish Gaelic languages collectively.
adj.
3. of or pertaining to the Gaels or Gaelic.
[1590–1600; Gael + -ic]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Gaelic - any of several related languages of the Celts in Ireland and ScotlandGaelic - any of several related languages of the Celts in Ireland and Scotland
Celtic, Celtic language - a branch of the Indo-European languages that (judging from inscriptions and place names) was spread widely over Europe in the pre-Christian era
Irish Gaelic, Irish - the Celtic language of Ireland
Scots Gaelic, Scottish Gaelic - the Gaelic of Scotland
Manx - the ancient Gaelic formerly spoken on the Isle of Man; the language is sometimes used on ceremonial occasions
Adj.1.Gaelic - relating to or characteristic of the Celts
Translations
gael
ゲール族ゲール語

Gaelic

[ˈgeɪlɪk]
A. ADJgaélico
B. N (Ling) → gaélico m
C. CPD Gaelic coffee Ncafé m irlandés

Gaelic

[ˈgeɪlɪk ˈgælɪk]
adjgaélique
ngaélique m

Gaelic

adjgälisch
n (Ling) → Gälisch nt

Gaelic

[ˈgeɪlɪk]
1. adjgaelico/a
2. n (language) → gaelico
References in classic literature ?
Then several of the partners and clerks and some of the men, being Scotsmen, were acquainted with the Gaelic, and held long conversations together in that language.
Poor Sir Charles's head was of a very rare type, half Gaelic, half Ivernian in its characteristics.
Johnson and others, who had dared to say in their time that the poems of Ossian were not genuine lays of the Gaelic bard, handed down from father to son, and taken from the lips of old women in Highland huts, as Macpherson claimed.