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.]
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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
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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]
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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
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Translations
gael

Gael

[geɪl] Ngaélico/a m/f
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Gael

nGäle m, → Gälin f
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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.
Gael Force are building feeding barges in Atlantic Canada, designing and supplying mooring systems, feed cameras and other technology equipment for new sites in Newfoundland and Labrador, and along with that aims to support the existing fish farming site infrastructure for all producers.
He said: "Fine Gael is going to win more seats and we are now looking at every single constituency in the country.
Bydd rhai o ffilmiau a chyfresi clasuron o archif S4C ar gael i'w gwylio yn ei cyfanrwydd ar Clic.
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Varadkar is 2-5 to be the next Fine Gael leader and BoyleSports' spokeswoman Aoife Heffron said: "We have seen an influx of bets on Varadkar, who was once 11-10 but is now clearly heading the betting."
"Then there were two goalscorers and, when you put George and Gael together Gorja-Gael, she loved it."
Until now, Fianna FAaAaAeA il&nbsp;and Fine Gael - both centrist parties -&nbsp;ha never shared power.
Total consideration is GBP 21m, including the assumption of cash balances in Gael of GBP 3m.