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Scottish Gaelic Words for Halloween!

Impress your friends and family by using some Scottish Gaelic words on Halloween! Compiled by Scottish couple, Lauren and Peter, from the travel blog https://www.oursocalledlife.co.uk, they have compiled a list of commonly used words for Halloween, along with a Youtube video on the pronunciations and phonetics. Oidhche Shamhna shona dhut!

Oidhche Shamhna – Halloween

Oidhche Shamhna shona dhut (or dhuit) – Happy Halloween!

Taibhs/Taibshe – Ghost

Uilebheist – Monster

Peapag – Pumpkin

Snèap – Turnip

Bana-bhuidseach – Witch

Damhan-allaidh – Spider

Sguab – Broom

Eagalach – Scary

Claigeann – Skull


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