Origin of Gaelic
OTHER WORDS FROM Gaelicnon-Gael·ic, adjectivepro-Gael·ic, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH GaelicGaelic , Gallic
Words nearby Gaelic
How to use Gaelic in a sentence
Auld lang syne” is Scottish-Gaelic for “old long since,” or, more idiomatically, “days gone by” or “time long past.The Most Confusing Christmas Music Lyrics Explained (VIDEO)|Kevin Fallon|December 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Another was Greg Jacob, a pro rugby player for Gaelic Athletic Association.The X Factor of Sex Invades Britain: Rebecca More’s ‘Sex Tour’ Enrages UK Politicians|Marlow Stern|October 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Even the words vodka and whiskey are derived from the same word: “water” in Slavic and Gaelic, respectively.
Even his mythological references came mostly from Greek and Gaelic legends.Seamus Heaney, 1939-2013: Accessible, Yes, and Beautiful|Jimmy So|August 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The most philosophical language is the Gaelic, which has no present tense—and the most useless.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 25 (of 25)|Robert Louis Stevenson
Late in the evening we hailed the Gaelic shoars, and hankered in the arbor of Balong sir-mare.Memoirs of Mr. Charles J. Yellowplush|William Makepeace Thackeray
The Mountain of the Mist, they say the words signify in the Gaelic tongue; and it is well named.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson, Volume XXI|Robert Louis Stevenson
I have always thought of the shears by its Gaelic name, but it is past my power to spell it.
If you take a pair of shears, close and open them and then try to pronounce the sound you hear, you will have the Gaelic name.