What is the Gaelic for 'Scotland'?

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Albain is Irish Gaelic for Scotland. Alba is Scottish Gaelic for Scotland.
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Where is Scotland?

Scotland occupies the northern part of the Island of Great Britain and has a common border with England. Scotland is in Great Britain it shares a border with England and is part of Europe. There are also Ireland and Wales in Great Britain, But Scotland is the Best, yeh, ROCK ON SCOTLAND,Yeh!!!!!!!!! (MORE)

What is Gaelic?

Gaelic , or Goidelic is one of the groups of the Celtic family of languages, comprising Irish, Scottish Gaelic, and Manx. Scottish Gaelic and Manx developed through the migrations of Irish speakers in the first millennium AD. The Irish conquered Scotland starting in the 4th century. They spread no (MORE)

What is the Gaelic for 'How are you'?

In Kerry Irish: "Conas atá tú?" (kunnus ataw too) . In Galway Irish: "Cén chaoi a bhfuil tú?" (kae khee will too) . In Donegal Irish: "Cad é mar atá tú?" (ka- jay mor tattoo) In Scottish Gaelic it's: "Ciamar a thà thù?" (kemmer uh ha-oo), informal, or "Ciama (MORE)

What is the Gaelic for 'your'?

Do... (Pronounced like 'the' with an 'uh' - th-uh). Your question - Do cheist; Your language - Do theanga; Your pencil - Do pheannluaidh.. If you mean 'your' in the plural, it is bhur :. Bhur gceist; bhur dteanga; bhur bpeann luaidhe. These are all examples of Irish Gaelic.

Did Gaelic Football originate in Scotland Ireland or Wales?

Gaelic Football is an Irish sport and one of Ireland's two big national sports, the other being Hurling. Gaelic Football's origins are entwined with many other football sports played across Europe. These led to various football games in the modern world. The first recorded versions of something simi (MORE)

How do you speak Gaelic?

There are a few variations of Gaelic, like that spoken in Ireland and that spoken in Scotland. It would be impossible to teach you to speak a language in an answer here. You would have to learn the language, preferably through classes and visiting where the language is spoken. You could also get les (MORE)

Why is Scotland named Scotland?

the myth is, is that scota daughter of an egyptian pharo came to what is now scotland after a long journey eventually if im right she became queen and thus scotas land became the land of the scots her people and there you have it SCOTLAND (whichmight secede from the "U.K." in 2014) Scotland is name (MORE)

What is the Scottish Gaelic for how are you?

As in French, there is an informal and formal manner of asking that question: Ciamar a tha thu? (kemmer a ha oo) familiar Ciamar a tha sibh? (kemmer a ha shiv) plural/polite

Gaelic name for scotland?

Alba, pronounced as 'all-apa' is the (Scottish) Gaelic. Since we get a lot of question on this site from Americans and others who refer to Irish as 'Gaelic', it is necessary to say the Irish (Gaelic) is Albain. .

What is the Gaelic for 'you'?

In Irish (Gaelic) it's "tú" (singular/thou) and "sibh" (you plural/ye). Pronounced as "thoo" and "shiv". No formal/informal distinction is made. Scottish Gaelic is "thu" (oo) and "sibh" (shiv) but the plural is used as a more formal form in the singular, as in French. It's Irish

What is Gaelic for of?

"Gaelic" means from the Gaels. Gaelic can mean Scotland Irish, Northern Ireland Irish, Ireland Irish, Manx (Isle of Man), and Welsh. If you are referring to the Irish language, it depends on what you are saying, there's not an actual translation of "of". Here are a few examples: of... = dar dá (MORE)

Who was the last king of Scotland to speak Gaelic?

I believe the last Scottish king to speak Gaelic was James IV (1488-1513). He also knew Latin, French, Flemish, German, Italian, Danish and a little Spanish (according to Magnus Magnusson's popular history of Scotland). Plus Scots/English of course. Posted by: J. Cassian at October 1, 2006 09:53 AM (MORE)

What is the Gaelic for 'the'?

In both Irish and Scottish Gaelic it is an fear ( the man), na fir ( the men). Before certain letters it is am in Scottish Gaelic.

When did Scotland become Scotland?

The area now known as Scotland was first inhabited around 14,000 years ago at the end of the last Ice Age. (There may have been earlier inhabitants, but if so they left no trace.) It truly became Scot land, the land of the Scots, with the arrival of the Scoti or Scotti, Gaelic-speaking raiders from (MORE)

What can you do in Scotland?

ok almost anything, skiing theme parks rubbish tourist crap shops and tours all claiming to be the original Scotland tour western isles inverness culloden Moore edinburugh castle Glasgow ................................................................................... Live. The (MORE)

What is the Gaelic for 'how do you do'?

In Irish there are three ways to phrase it: In Ulster: Cad é mar atá tú? (to one person) In Connacht: Cén chaoi a bhfuil tú? In Munster: Conas atá tú? In Scottish Gaelic: Ciamar a tha thu? (informal) or Ciamar a tha sibh? (plural and formal).

What is Gaelic for 'your'?

In Irish, 'your' singular is do ; 'Your' plural is bhur For example, Your (sing.) friend = do chara Your (pl.) friend = bhur gcara In Scottish Gaelic: do and ur. do chàr = your car (singular); ur càr = your car (plural).

What is there to do in Scotland?

Scotland is a very beautiful country. And you can do all things that can be done in Occident. What do you believe Scotland is ? A country where there are only castles, men with kilts eating haggis and drinking beer, waiting to see a monster in a lake ? Scotland is an industrialized and modern countr (MORE)

Is the Gaelic spoken in Scotland the same as the Gaelic spoken in Ireland?

No. They vary enough to be classified as separate languages. They shared a common literary language until the 1600s, but the dialects of the common folk differed even then. Scottish Gaelic was more influenced by Norse than Irish and Irish was less so. Historically Irish was divided into southern (Mu (MORE)

What are Scotland?

Scotland is a country that is part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Occupying the northern third of the island of Great Britain, it shares a border with England to the south and is bounded by the North Sea to the east, the Atlantic Ocean to the north and west, and the Nor (MORE)

What is the Gaelic for 'Scotland?

Alba, pronounced as 'allapa' is the Scottish Gaelic. Since we get a lot of question on this site from Americans and others who refer to Irish as 'Gaelic', it is necessary to say the Irish Gaelic is Albain.

What is the Gaelic for 'Dennis'?

In Irish it's "Donnchadh" Although they are not connected, the old Irish name Donnchadh is considered "equivalent' to Denis. It Scotland it is anglicized as 'Duncan'.

What is the Gaelic for 'Derrick'?

The Scottish Gaelic form of "Derrick Thompson" is "Ruairidh Mac Thòmais"; Ruairidh, which is also called "Rory" was equated with "Ro derick " hence "Derrick".

What are Gaelic psalms?

Gaelic psalms are any psalms from the Book of Psalms that have have been translated into Manx, Scots Gaelic or Irish.

Why is Scotland yard not in Scotland?

The headquarters of the Metropolitan Police is so called because they were originally located in a street called Scotland Yard in London. The street is still there, but the police have moved to bigger premises in the Victoria area. Scotland Yard was originally where the Scottish Ambassador lived in (MORE)

What is 'December' in Gaelic?

There are actually three Gaelic languages, all distinct, so: Irish is "Mí na Nollag" (month of Christmas) Scottish Gaelic is "An Dùbhlachd" Manx: Mee ny Nollick

Where in Scotland do people speak Gaelic?

Gaelic is widely spoken in the Hebrides/or Western Isles of Scotland. School children are taught in Gaelic medium - ie all lessons are now taught (history,geography maths etc) in Gaelic rather than in English. Go to the beautiful isles of Eriskay, Barra and the Uists to hear it.

What is you will in Gaelic?

The tenses are relatively easy in Gaelic, for English speakers, by comparison to learning many other languages. This is because the pronouns remain the same, and the verb is not conjugated differently for each person. The future tense for "to be" is bithid. "You will be" would be "bithid thu" ( (MORE)

What is 'get' in Gaelic?

in the past tense its Fuair mé. in present its faighim and in future its Gheobhaidh mé. its a bit weird because its an irregular verb but the root verb stem is faigh:)

What is the Gaelic for will?

will (as in the will of God) = toil (pronounced 'tell' or 'till') will (as in my rich uncle's will) = uacht (oo-ucht, the 'ch' as in Loch Lomond) will (the future tense of verbs) is more complicated. Beidh (beg) means 'will be' e.g. beidh mé ann = I will be there; however the future tense of o (MORE)

Is the Scotland yard police from Scotland?

no it has nothing to do with Scotland. Added: Scotland Yard is the name of the street location where the headquarters of the London Metropolitan Police used to be located.

Is Gaelic the language of both Ireland and Scotland?

They both speak Gaelic but they are separate languages: Irish Gaelic and Scottish Gaelic. The pronunciation is quite different, but the written language is somewhat more understandable. In other words Gaelic is not a single language but two.

Are you in Gaelic?

The question 'Are you?' is An bhfuil tú? in Irish but A bheil thu? in Scottish Gaelic as a familiar/informal form. If you mean you plural, it would be An bhfuil sibh? in Irish. Scottish Gaelic would say A bheil sibh? for the plural as well a polite/formal singular.

What is the Gaelic for no?

Irish and Scottish Gaelic have no words for yeas and no. Insteadthe verb is repeated in a negative or positive form. 'Were you there?' 'I was not' (no). 'I was." (yes)