Scottish Gaelic Story Time Finale

As Teague got home, he felt slightly better that he had helped a kid stay warm; however, why were the bells important? Pulling up his computer, he sat in bed cross-legged, and researched bells. 'Oh! They were used to scare off the fey.' He continued to look into the matter. 'The fey were originally Celtic … Continue reading Scottish Gaelic Story Time Finale

Scots Gaelic Story

Teague awoke again (a-rithist) in his car. He looked behind him, and saw an empty backseat. 'What the hell?' said he. 'What is going on?' He heard bells in the distance (eadar-dhealachadh). A soft clang ringing out called to him. He noticed that it was not a headache-inducing clang, but a calming clang (gliong). His … Continue reading Scots Gaelic Story

Scots Gaelic U

Word(s) Part(s) of Speech English Uasal Adjective Noble/Aristocrat Uirsgeul (m) Noun Fable/Myth Uirsgeulach Adjective Legendary Uiseag (f) Noun Lark Ulaidh (f) Noun Treasure* Ùraich Verb Become new Urra (f) Noun One/Person** Urrain (f) Noun Power/Ability Urrasach Adjective Trustworthy Ùth (m) Noun Udder *M' ulaidh as an endearment means closely, 'my darling', or 'my precious' without the … Continue reading Scots Gaelic U

Scots Gaelic R

Word(s) Part(s) of Speech English Rabhadh (m) Noun Warning Rach Verb Go, to Rag Adjective Rigid Ràn (m) Noun Roar Rannsachadh (m) Noun Searching/researching Rè* Preposition (genitive) During/In the course of Reoth Verb Freeze, to Riabhach Adjective Brindled Rianail Adjective Methodical Ro-aithris (f) Noun Forecast (as in weather) *Remember back in 'M', I mentioned that … Continue reading Scots Gaelic R

Scottish Gaelic N

Word(s) Part(s) of Speech English Na Particle Not (negation) Nan Conjuction If Nàr Adjective Shameful Neach (m)* Noun/Pronoun One/a person Nic Prefix Female afterbearer of (lit. granddaughter of) Nighean (f) Noun Girl Nòs (m) Noun Custom/habit Nota (f) Noun Banknote Nuadh Adjective New Nuallaich Verb Howl,to *One can use this as a pronoun, but 'duine' … Continue reading Scottish Gaelic N