Scots Gaelic


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Scots Gael·ic

 (găl′ĭk, gā′lĭk)

Scot′tish Gael′ic

or Scots Gaelic


n.
a Celtic language, closely related to Irish, spoken in the Hebrides and the Highlands of Scotland.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Scots Gaelic - the Gaelic of Scotland
Erse, Gaelic, Goidelic - any of several related languages of the Celts in Ireland and Scotland
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2pm, Ladies Open Race: 1, Dead heat between Damiens Dilemma (Miss C Dun) 7/2 & Winged Crusader (Miss A Waugh) 2/7 fav, 3, Scots Gaelic (Miss L Cooper) 10/1, 4 Ran, Ddht,10.
Scots Gaelic is less easy, but still not entirely foreign.
Gaidhlig Dumgal is for anyone in Dumfries and Galloway interested in learning and promoting Scots Gaelic.
It's here he meets Scots Gaelic singer Christine Primrose and members of the Peatbog Faeries who prove the tradition is alive and well on the Isle of Skye.
This year's show, Oir an Uisge (Scots Gaelic for Edge of Water), is set to be another sell-out.
The web firm added Scots Gaelic as well as 12 other languages to the 103 available for translation.
Do you think the Scots Nats would shoot themselves in the foot by calling themselves that name in Scots Gaelic? They had more sense than use a language that only a minority of Scots spoke.
Only three turned out for the Dodson and Horrell PPORA Club Members race for novice riders and much of the running was made by Scots Gaelic and Fionn McSharry.
The Grand National-winning jockey was unseated from Scots Gaelic in a two-mile handicap hurdle and kicked in the stomach by another horse.
Ealanta - Scots Gaelic for "skilled and ingenious" - is fully matured in virgin American white oak casks for 19 years.
Last year's third Scots Gaelic went on to be fourth in the Galway event, and the 2010 second Admiral Barry took that season's renewal, with 2008 winner Bahrain Storm landing the following year's Guinness Galway Hurdle.
"Beowulf: An Anglo-Saxon Wayang Kulit" features new music composed for gamelan, the traditional Indonesian percussion orchestra; songs in Old English and Scots Gaelic; a script in both old and modern English; and intricate, handcrafted shadow puppets from the Indonesian island of Java.