Scots Gaelic

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Scots Gael·ic

 (găl′ĭk, gā′lĭk)

Scot′tish Gael′ic

or Scots Gaelic

a Celtic language, closely related to Irish, spoken in the Hebrides and the Highlands of Scotland.
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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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However the pair were victorious, although the win was made easier by the departure of Scots Gaelic at the last.
Campaigned on the Flat over the summer, Scots Gaelic won a handicap at Fairyhouse before running a fine fourth in the Ascot Stakes at the Royal meeting in June, also making the frame at the Galway Festival.
There is a big difference between Irish and Scots Gaelic and if this film is based on fact, their decision is even more disappointing.
Add the problems of organising gigs in the stronghold of Scots Gaelic - the Outer Hebrides - and one might be forgiven for thinking a thriving Gaelic-language music scene would be impossible to sustain within a speech community of such minute proportions.
Scots Gaelic singer Julie Fowlis, a very impressive support act to Beth Nielsen Chapman at Birmingham Town Hall recently, is nominated for the second successive year for Folk Singer of the Year.
Probably the greatest contribution Irish and Scots Gaelic have made to English is the word 'whisky'.
There will be Presbyterian ministers, Scots Gaelic singers and Gaelic language enthusiasts coming from Derry and Edinburgh.
The author demonstrates how Scots Gaelic language attitudes in Cape Breton (where a few hundred people still speak the language) have developed, and considers the possible interplay with current attitudes towards two particular Gaelic song genres.
The word is both Irish and Scots Gaelic for "Son of" and whether you spell your name MacLean or McLean is a question of personal choice.
Long before the Romantic melancholia took possession of English and Scots literature, Scots Gaelic was suffused with a deep sadness and longing for the bygone time.
This collection of the proceedings of the 1994 Odense symposium contains essays by Reinholdt Schroder, `Rumelant von Sachsen: ein Fahrender aus Deutschland in Danemark'; Andrew Taylor, `Songs of praise and blame and the repertoire of the gestour'; Michael Chesnutt, `Minstrel poetry in an English manuscript of the sixteenth century: Richard Sheale and MS Ashmole 48'; Thomas Pettitt, `Ballad singers and ballad style: the case of the murdered sweethearts'; and James Porter, `From solo bard to Runrig: the entertainer in the Scots Gaelic world, medieval and modern'.