Irish/Vocabulary/Nationalities

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English Irish (singular) Irish (plural)
African Afracánach Afracánaigh
Algerian Ailgéarach Ailgéaraigh
Austrian Ostarach Ostaraigh
Croat Crótach Crótaigh
Czech Seiceach Seicigh
Dane Danmhargach Danmhargaigh
Egyptian Éigipteach Éigiptigh
Filipino Filipinach Filipinaigh
Finn Fionlannach Fionlannaigh
French Francach Francaigh
German Gearmánach Gearmánaigh
Greenlander Graonlannach Graonlannaigh
Icelander Íoslannach Íoslannaigh
Italian Iodálach Iodálaigh
Mauritanian Máratánach Máratánaigh
Moroccan Maracach Maracaigh
Nigerian Nigéarach Nigéaraigh
Norwegian Ioruach Ioruaigh
Serbian Seirbeach Seirbigh
Slovak Slóvacach Slóvacaigh
Sudanese Súdánach Súdánaigh
Swede Sualannach Sualannaigh
Turk Turcach Turcaigh

Examples[edit]

  • Is Éireannach mé. I am an Irishman.
  • Is Breatnach thú. You are a Welshman/a Welshwoman.
  • Is Ceanadach thú. You are a Canadian.
  • Is Albanach é. He is a Scotsman.
  • Is Éireannach í. She is an Irishwoman.
  • Is Ollannach é. He is a Dutchman.
  • Is Ollannach í. She is a Dutch woman.
  • Is Meiriceánaigh sinn. We are Americans.
  • Is Gearmánaigh sibh. You are Germans.
  • Is Francaigh iad. They are French.
  • Is Sasanaigh iad. They are English.
  • Is Beilgigh sinn. We are Belgians.


Gael (plural form Gaeil) is a person speaking Irish, Scots Gaelic, or Manx Gaelic.