What does gael mean?

Definitions for gaelgeɪl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Gael(noun)

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


  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

  2. Origin: [See Gaelic.]


  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Gael

    gāl, n. a Scotch Highlander.—adj. Gaelic (gāl′ik), pertaining to the Gaels.—n. the Scottish-Highland dialect.—v.t. Gael′icise.—n. Gael′icism. [Gael. Gaidheal.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gael in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gael in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Roger Federer:

    Clearly I did feel that I had not hit and played and moved at all for five days, and Gael played well, It's not like I couldn't play at all. Those who saw the match saw that it was a proper match and he was the better player at the end.

  2. Prime Minister Enda Kenny:

    Despite the disappointing outcome, which did not return the outgoing Fine Gael–Labour government, Fine Gael will be the largest group and we are determined to play our part in providing the Irish people with a government, we will engage fully and inclusively with other parties, groups and independent deputies to ensure that such a government is established.

  3. Theresa Reidy:

    It is looking less and less likely that a combination of Fine Gael and Labour are going to be able to get back into government, unless Labour see some steady improvement in the campaign, which is hard to envisage right now, you'll be left in the quite challenging position where government formation is up in the air. I expect a very uncertain period after the election.

  4. Fine Gael minister Simon Coveney:

    Fine Gael is inviting any party that wants to talk to us from a policy perspective or in facilitating a minority government. The broader the base for government, the better and more stable it will be as far as I'm concerned, there is no point in having a minority government unless it can function and get things done. We need to make sure we have a government that doesn't simply last for five weeks or five months but has a chance of lasting three or four years.

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