Question: What do you call an Irish girl?

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.

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