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Of or relating to Ireland or its people, language, or culture.
1. (used with a pl. verb)
a. The people of Ireland.
b. People of Irish ancestry.
a. The Goidelic language of Ireland. Also called Irish Gaelic.
b. See Irish English.
3. Informal Fieriness of temper or passion; high spirit.
1. (Placename) of, relating to, or characteristic of Ireland, its people, their Celtic language, or their dialect of English
2. (Peoples) of, relating to, or characteristic of Ireland, its people, their Celtic language, or their dialect of English
3. (Languages) of, relating to, or characteristic of Ireland, its people, their Celtic language, or their dialect of English
4. informal offensive ludicrous or illogical
5. (Peoples) the Irish (functioning as plural) the natives or inhabitants of Ireland
6. (Languages) another name for Irish Gaelic
1. (used with a pl. v.)
a. the inhabitants of Ireland.
b. natives of Ireland or persons of Irish ancestry living outside Ireland.
2. the Celtic language of Ireland, now largely supplanted as a vernacular by English. Abbr.: Iradj.
3. of or pertaining to Ireland, its inhabitants, or the language Irish.Idioms:
get one's Irish up, Informal. to become angry or outraged.
[1175–1225; Middle English Yrisse, Iris(c)h; compare Old English Īras people of Ireland (c. Old Norse Īrar); see -ish1]
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|Noun||1.||Irish - people of Ireland or of Irish extraction|
|2.||Irish - whiskey made in Ireland chiefly from barley|
poteen - unlawfully distilled Irish whiskey
Irish coffee - sweetened coffee with Irish whiskey and whipped cream
|3.||Irish - the Celtic language of Ireland|
Old Irish - Irish Gaelic up to about 1100
Middle Irish - Irish Gaelic from 1100 to 1500
|Adj.||1.||Irish - of or relating to or characteristic of Ireland or its people|
thuộc nước/người/tiếng Irelandtiếng Ireland
→ irisch; Irish Free State → irischer Freistaat; Irish joke → Irenwitz m, → ˜ Ostfriesenwitz m; Irishman → Ire m, → Irländer m; Irish Republican Army → Irisch-Republikanische Armee; Irishwoman → Irin f, → Irländerin f
n → Irish Coffee m
n → Irish Stew nt