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fáilte

Line breaks: fáilte
Pronunciation: /ˈfɑːltə
 
, ˈfɑːlʲtʲə/
Scottish & Irish

Definition of fáilte in English:

exclamation

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

noun

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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.

Origin

Irish.

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