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Gaeltacht

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Pronunciation

  • IPA: [ˈɡeːl̪ˠt̪ˠəxt̪ˠ]

Noun

Singular
Gaeltacht

Plural
Gaeltachtaí

Gaeltacht (Gaeltachtaí)
  1. (Ireland) An officially recognised area where the Irish language is the predominant language in daily use.

Usage notes

  • Plurals - The correct plural as per the Irish language is Gaeltachtaí, and this word is often used by English speakers in Ireland. The alternate word Gaeltachts, while strictly incorrect, is commonly used.

Irish

Pronunciation

  • IPA: [ˈɡeːl̪ˠt̪ˠəxt̪ˠ]

Noun

Gaeltacht f.

  1. An Irish-speaking area.

Declension

Third declension

Bare forms:

Case Singular Plural
Nominative Gaeltacht Gaeltachtaí
Vocative a Ghaeltacht a Ghaeltachtaí
Genitive Gaeltachta Gaeltachtaí
Dative Gaeltacht Gaeltachtaí

Forms with the definite article:

Case Singular Plural
Nominative an Ghaeltacht na Gaeltachtaí
Genitive na Gaeltachta na nGaeltachtaí
Dative leis an nGaeltacht

don Ghaeltacht

leis na Gaeltachtaí

Mutation

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
Gaeltacht Ghaeltacht nGaeltacht
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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