How close is Irish Gaelic to Scottish Gaelic?

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Both Scottish Gaelic and Manx Gaelic had their origins in Irish Gaelic.
Irish Gaelic speakers settled in what is now Argyll at some point in the period 300-600 AD. As a Scottish Gaelic learner, I can read Irish quite easily but I believe the pronunciation is further removed from the Irish. I do not know about Manx. So in summary, the written language is really quite similar but I believe the spoken language is less mutually intelligible among speakers.
They are classed as separarate languages but some Ulster Irish dialects have some features resembling Scots Gaelic. Chan fhuil instead of the standard Irish Níl for example.
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What is the Gaelic for Irish?

In the Irish Gaelic: An Ghaeilge the Irish Gaelic language na Éireannaigh the Irish people Éireannach Irish (adj.) In Scottish Gaelic: Gaeilge na Eireannaich Eireannach

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

What is a Dagger is called in Scottish Gaelic?

If you are refering to the dagger that is kept in the socks of a person wearing a kilt it is called a Sgian Dubh ( pronounced Skee an Doo ) which means Black ( dark ) Knife.. Another Answer: . biodag (dagger, dirk)

Is welsh considered a Gaelic language like Irish or Scottish?

Welsh is considered a CELTIC language, although from another branch of Celtic. Gaelic refers to the Celtic languages of Ireland. the Scottish Highland and Man. Welsh is more closely related to Breton and Cornish.

Is Gaelic grá Irish and Gaelic gaol Scottish?

One Answer: In Scottish Gaelic the word for 'love' can be gaol or gràdh . One of the Irish Gaelic words for 'love' is grá . In Irish gaol means relative.

Which is easier - Scottish Gaelic or Irish?

I'd say they are about the same overall, some aspects of Scottish Gaelic are easier, but the phonology takes some practice. Irish is closer to the spelling but is more conservative and more complex in other respects.

Are Irish and Scottish Gaelic the same language?

No. They are classed as separate languages. They are both derived from Insular Celtic but diverged from each other thousands of years ago. Irish Gaelic is called 'Irish' in English in Ireland itself and the term Gaelic is associated with Gaelic football there. In Ireland, among Irish speakers, the ( Full Answer )

What is the Irish Gaelic for Irish?

The Irish language is an Ghaeilge. Irish as an adjective is Éireannach The Irish (people) is Éireannaigh

What is the Scottish Gaelic for 'to'?

Depending of the context it can be variously gu/do/chun. You need to see it in a complete sentence to determine the appropriate word.

What is the Irish Gaelic for 'How are you'?

Southwest: "Conas atá tú?" [kunnus ataw too] West: "Cén chaoi a bhfuil tú?" [kae khee a will too] Northwest: "Cad é mar atá tú?" [gud jae mar taa too] This is the form when addressing one person.

Scottish Gaelic word for beloved?

a ghraidh a rùn a leannain These are all in the vocative case, as if you were addressing your beloved directly

What is the Irish Gaelic for I'm Irish?

Is Éireannach mé. (If you are from Ireland.) Is Gael-Mheiriceánach mé. (If you are an Irish-American.) Is Gael mé / Is Éireannach mé Is Éireannach mé.

What is the Scottish Gaelic translation of father?

Th Scottish Gaelic translation of Father is "Athair". My father = M'athair, Your father = D'athair, Her father = a h-athair, His father = a athair, Our father = ar n-athair Your father (plural) = ur n-athair Their father = a n-athair

Is Gaelic different than Irish Gaelic?

Answer: There are variations of Gaelic in different countries, Irish Gaelic being one. Each are often referred to as Gaelic in their individual countries, so at times "Gaelic" could be referring to the Irish variation of it. Another Answer: The languages (Irish Gaelic, Scottish Gaelic) have di ( Full Answer )

What is life's a gamble in Scottish Gaelic?

As far as I know it would be: The beatha cluich. Phrases don't always translate so easily and I'm not a native speaker so I couldn't tell you if this would be recognised as "Life is a Gamble" or not.

What is the Scottish Gaelic word for cousin?

The words for cousin are complicated in Scottish Gaelic, even differentiating between paternal cousins and maternal cousins. See Am Faclair Beag for more detail.

What is the Scottish Gaelic for 'bluebell'?

currac-cuthaige: Scottish bluebell, harebell (campanula rotundifolia) fuath-mhuc: common bluebell (hyacinthoides non-scripta) bròg na cuthaige: English bluebell (hyacinthoides non-scripta)

What is the scottish Gaelic for Good Luck?

buaidh gun robh leat! good luck to you! guma math a théid leat! good luck! gun déid leat! good luck! gun soirbhich leat! good luck, I hope you succeed! beir buaidh! best of luck, I hope you succeed! guma math a dh'éireas dhut . may you prosper well, good luck

How do you write honor in Scottish Gaelic?

From the Geddes & Grosset Eng-Gael, Gael-Eng dictionary. Honour n onair f ; urram m . - v onaraich I hope that helps. It appears to be a gendered word, so I don't know which you'd need.

Is Scottish gaelic much different from irish?

Diffrerent enough to be considered a separate language; althoughmany word appear similar they sometimes have slightly differentmeaning. Some basic words are the same.

What does Taisce mean in Scottish Gaelic?

taisce is not a word in Scottish gaelic. it does not mean treasure, cugainn means treasure! Taisce is an Irish Gaelic word meaning store/teasure/hoard. It also has the meanings of storehouse/treasury as well as a financial deposit. It is also used as an endearment as 'A thaisce! ' My dear!

Is Maisey a Scottish Gaelic name?

It's Scottish, but not Scottish Gaelic. Originally a Scots variant of Margaret. (Margaret is Mairead in Scottish Gaelic.)

What does 'mi' mean in Scottish Gaelic?

mi is "I" however it takes a different place in the sentence. Tha mi a Glaschu = "Am I (from) Glasgow" meaning "I am from Glasgow"

What is Scottish Gaelic?

Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig) is a Celtic language native to Scotland.It is a member of the Goidelic branch of the Celtic languages. Itis ultimately descended from Old Irish.

What is the Irish Gaelic for 'my'?

It is 'mo' which causes a mutation to a following consonant. As an example: ceann is 'head', mo cheann is 'my head'. A vowel isnot affected, but mo is shortened to m'.

Laugh in Irish or Scottish Gaelic?

'A laugh' and 'laughter' in Irish (Gaelic) is gáire; 'to laugh' isdéan gáire. In (Scottish) Gaelic the words are spelled the same with graveaccents.