Gael


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Gael

 (gāl)
n.
1. A Gaelic-speaking Celt of Scotland, Ireland, or the Isle of Man.
2. A Scottish Highlander.

[Scottish Gaelic Gaidheal and Irish Gaelic Gael, both from Old Irish Goídil; see Goidelic.]

Gael

(ɡeɪl)
n
(Peoples) a person who speaks a Gaelic language, esp a Highland Scot or an Irishman
[C19: from Gaelic Gaidheal; related to Old Irish goidel, Old Welsh gwyddel Irishman]
ˈGaeldom n

Gael

(geɪl)

n.
1. a native or inhabitant of the Highlands of Scotland, esp. one speaking Scottish Gaelic.
2. any inhabitant of Scotland or Ireland speaking Irish or Scottish Gaelic, or a language ancestral to these.
[1590–1600; < Scottish Gaelic Gaidheal, Old Irish Goidel]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Gael - a Gaelic-speaking Celt in Ireland or Scotland or the Isle of Man
Celt, Kelt - a member of a European people who once occupied Britain and Spain and Gaul prior to Roman times
Translations
gael

Gael

[geɪl] Ngaélico/a m/f

Gael

nGäle m, → Gälin f
References in classic literature ?
It will be simplest for us to call them all Celts and to divide them into two families, the Gaels and the Cymry.
So for centuries the Gaels of Ireland told their tales and handed them on from father to son undisturbed, and in Ireland a great many old writings have been kept which tell of far-off times.
The Goidels or Gaels were settled in the northern part of the island, which is now Scotland, and were the ancestors of the present Highland Scots.
Mr Adams said in the Dail: "The minister promised rent certainty, Fine Gael is resisting this - 24 Fine Gael Oireachtas members are landlords, is this a factor Taoiseach?
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Dim ond iddi gael Power of Attorney drosti, gall hi reoli'r cyfan a chael ei ffordd ei hun eto.
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Prior to last night's vote, figures circulating within the Fine Gael party suggested Mr Mitchell was lagging well behind his two opponents.
But there is also a possibility Fine Gael could secure a pact with a collection of like-minded independents focused on solving the banking and fiscal crisis.
As counting of votes on Saturday continued in Ireland's general election, opposition Fine Gael looked set to win with the Labour Party also making huge gains.
According to a national exit poll by Irish broadcaster RTE, Fine Gael has gained 36.