Share this entry
fáilte Line breaks: fáilte
Pronunciation: /ˈfɑːltə/
Scottish & Irish

Definition of fáilte in English:


Example sentences
  • Céad Míle Fáilte, my friends!
  • Céad mile failte everyone to my page, hope you enjoy your visit here.


Back to top  
An act or instance of welcoming someone.
Example sentences
  • The Irish welcome of céad mile fáilte would not be understood in the seat of European power because the Irish language is not an official recognised European language.
  • The very able and capable M.C., Mr. Padraig Gavin, extended a céad míle fáilte to the huge gathering with a special welcome for all the distinguished guests and visitors.
  • Tommy and Ann laid on the céad míle fáilte in style for the couple - who also were friends of Mattie Brennan of Neary's Bar, New York and the ‘Click’ Brennan family, Tubbercurry and New York.



Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Related Words