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Scottish Gael·ic

 (găl′ĭk, gā′lĭk)
n.
The Goidelic language of Scotland. Also called Scots Gaelic.
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Scottish Gaelic

n
(Languages) the Goidelic language of the Celts of Scotland, spoken in the Highlands and Western Isles
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Scot′tish Gael′ic

or Scots Gaelic


n.
a Celtic language, closely related to Irish, spoken in the Hebrides and the Highlands of Scotland.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Scottish Gaelic - the Gaelic of Scotland
Erse, Gaelic, Goidelic - any of several related languages of the Celts in Ireland and Scotland
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Translations
Skots-Gaelies
skotská gaelština
Schottisch-Gälisch
gaeli
gaélique écossais
Schots-Gaelisch
gaélico escocês
skotsk gäliska
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