Definitions for gaelgeɪl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Gaelgeɪl(n.)

  1. a native or inhabitant of the Highlands of Scotland, esp. one speaking Scottish Gaelic.

    Category: Peoples

  2. any inhabitant of Scotland or Ireland speaking Irish or Scottish Gaelic, or a language ancestral to these.

    Category: Peoples

Origin of Gael:

1590–1600; < ScotGael Gaidheal, OIr Goidel

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Gael(noun)

    a Gaelic-speaking Celt in Ireland or Scotland or the Isle of Man

Wiktionary

  1. Gael(Noun)

    A member of an ethnic group in Ireland, Scotland and the Isle of Man, whose language is one that is Gaelic.

  2. Origin: Gàidheal and Gaedheal, from Goídel, from gwyddel, Proto-Celtic *weidelo- "savage, woodsman". This replaced older féni and fénechas.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gael

    a Celt or the Celts of the Scotch Highlands or of Ireland; now esp., a Scotch Highlander of Celtic origin

Freebase

  1. Gaël

    Gaël is a commune in the Ille-et-Vilaine department in Brittany in northwestern France. It lies southwest of Rennes between Saint-Méen-le-Grand and Mauron. In the 18th century, a fair was held twice a year in August and October.

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