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What is the Gaelic word for water?

Question #75348. Asked by screef.
Last updated Aug 24 2016.

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Answer has 3 votes.
"Uisce." It is pronounced "ooska."

Feb 02 2007, 9:01 AM
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The Gaelic word for "water of life" is uisge baugh, pronounced "ish'ka'ba'ha". Uisge was modified to "usky", [until it became known as "whisky", though Irish Whiskey is always spelled with an "e".]


Q-Celtic Uisge - which means water


Response last updated by LadyNym on Aug 24 2016.
Feb 02 2007, 12:12 PM
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