I. \\gəˈdelik, (ˈ)ga|d-\ adjective
Usage: usually capitalized
Etymology: Scottish Gaelic Gāidheal & Irish Gaelic Gaedheal Gaelic + English -ic — more at gael
II. noun (-s)
Usage: capitalized

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  • Gadhelic — Ga*dhel ic (g[.a]*d[e^]l [i^]k; g[a^]d el*[i^]k), a. [See {Gael}.] Of, belonging to, or designating, that division of the Celtic languages which includes the Irish, Gaelic, and Manx. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gadhelic — [gə del′ik] n., adj. var. of GOIDELIC …   English World dictionary

  • Gadhelic — /geuh del ik/, adj., n. Goidelic. * * * …   Universalium

  • gadhelic — adjective /ɡəˈdɛlɪk, ɡaˈdɛlɪk/ Concerning the division of languages that includes Irish, Gaelic, and Manx …   Wiktionary

  • gadhelic — ga·dhel·ic …   English syllables

  • Gadhelic — /gəˈdɛlɪk/ (say guh delik) adjective, noun → Goidelic …  

  • Goidelic — /goy del ik/, Ling. adj. 1. of or belonging to Goidelic; Q Celtic. n. 2. Also called Q Celtic. the subbranch of Celtic in which the Proto Indo European kw sound remained a velar. Irish and Scots Gaelic belong to Goidelic. Cf. Brythonic, P Celtic …   Universalium

  • Goidelic — /gɔɪˈdɛlɪk/ (say goy delik) adjective 1. of or relating to the Gaels or their language. –noun 2. the Gaelic subgroup of Celtic including Irish Gaelic, Scottish Gaelic and Manx (distinguished from Brythonic). Also, Gadhelic. {Old Irish Goideal a… …  

  • Gadhel — /gadˈəl/ noun A Gael, a Celt of the branch to which the Irish, the Scottish Highlanders, and the Manx belong (see also ↑Gael and ↑Goidel) ORIGIN: Ir Gaedheal (pl Gaedhil) • • • Gadhelic / elˈik, ēlˈik or gadˈ/ adjective Relating to the Gaels (the …   Useful english dictionary

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