What is an Irish lass?
noun girl, young woman, miss, bird (slang), maiden, chick (slang), maid, damsel, colleen (Irish), lassie (informal), wench (facetious) Shes a Lancashire lass from Longton, near Preston.
What is the Celtic word for girl?
Colleen – derived from the Celtic word for “girl.”
What do the Irish call babies?
Bairn is a Northern English, Scottish English and Scots term for a child. It originated in Old English as bearn, becoming restricted to Scotland and the North of England c. 1700.
Do the Irish say Lassie?
As far as I know, wee & lassie are Scottish not Irish. Aye is an older form which lingers on in some places/contexts (but, again, more of a Scottish thing, to my knowledge).
What is a Colleen Irish?
Colleen is a common English language name of Irish-American origin and a generic term for Irish women or girls, from the Irish cailín unmarried girl/woman, the diminutive of caile woman, countrywoman.