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Scots Gaelic proverbs are the folkloric sayings of the Gaels of Scotland, deriving from folkwisdom, pre-Christian myth, and other sources. The following is a small collection of proverbs. They are, of course, in the Scots Gaelic language. The Scottish Gaelic word for proverbs is seanfhaclan, which means "old words". Goidelic is one of two major divisions of modern-day Celtic languages (the other being Brythonic). ... Scotland (Alba in Scottish Gaelic) is a country in northwest Europe, occupying the northern third of the island of Great Britain. ... Note: This page contains phonetic information presented in the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) using Unicode. ...


A list of these proverbs is provided at Wikiquote:Scottish Gaelic proverbs.


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A proverb (from the Latin proverbium) is a pithy saying which had gained credence through widespread or frequent use. ...

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