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List of English words of Scots Gaelic origin
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List of English words of Scots Gaelic origin

This is a list of English words borrowed from Scots Gaelic:

; bard : From Brd, poet or reciter. ; banshee : From Bean-sth, a wailing (female) spirit. ; bog : From Bog, meaning soft or wet, a bog, swamp or marsh. ; brat : A disagreeable or spoiled child. ; brisk : ; clan : From Clann, children or family. ; cross : ; gab : From Gob, mouth. ; galore : From gu leir, enough, plenty. ; glen : From 'gleann, a valley. ; keen : ; leprechaun : ; pet : ; slew : From sluagh, an army, people. ; slob : ; slogan : ; smidgen : ; smithereens : ; whiskey : From uisge beatha, water of life.

All of the original Gaelic forms of these words are also found in Irish and likely have been simultaneously borrowed from both languages.

See also: Lists of English words of international origin