The Irish Language - Lets try & learn one word a week.

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Re: The Irish Language - Lets try & learn one word a week.

Post by HwoodMike2umate » Fri Mar 08, 2019 3:32 pm

And we all have a few days to learn Happy St Patricks Day ----- La Fheile Padraig sona daoibh.
If Prince Charles can manage then so surely should we eh - https://www.princeofwales.gov.uk/their- ... -reception
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Post by big mervyn » Sat Mar 09, 2019 1:10 pm

https://youtu.be/8Sf0htzbMKk

The Irish for balaclava is apparently ... balacláva
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Post by Gary » Wed Mar 13, 2019 1:38 pm

The Irish for "crack" is "craic" it seems.
I have a cunning plan...why not just leave things as they are but tell the Brexiteers that we have left the EU? After all they believe every lie that they were told by Boris and Nigel.

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Post by big mervyn » Wed Mar 13, 2019 3:09 pm

Gary wrote:The Irish for "crack" is "craic" it seems.
Faux Irish.
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Post by HwoodMike2umate » Thu Mar 28, 2019 11:54 am

Given that Easter sees the start of the Marching Season I think two useful words to learn this week are :-

A) Orange Order - Ord Oraisteach
B) Orange Lodge - Ioiste Oraisteach
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Post by HwoodMike2umate » Wed Apr 17, 2019 2:01 pm

Easter = An Chaisc (On Cosh) - more info here ---https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3FrMhqP0IjA
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Post by HwoodMike2umate » Fri Apr 26, 2019 4:59 pm

Election = Toghchan + useful link ..... https://www.focloir.ie/en/dictionary/ei/election

The link gives you the option to pronounce it either the Connacht way, the Munster way or the Ulster way. No Leinster option, and quite rightly so.
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Post by HwoodMike2umate » Tue May 07, 2019 5:44 pm

If you happen to be in Glasgow on 17th or 25th May 2019 you may find it useful to know that the Irish/Gaelic for GLASGOW is the quite similar GLASCHU.
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Post by Dave » Tue May 07, 2019 5:57 pm

Is it not kuntflap?
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Post by Gary » Wed May 08, 2019 11:11 am

Surely "Glaschu" is drunkish for "Glasgow", not Irish?
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Post by HwoodMike2umate » Thu May 23, 2019 6:28 pm

Vote = Votail.
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Post by solidarity » Thu May 23, 2019 10:30 pm

If Sinn Fein = Sinn Fein, what is Democratic Unionist Party?

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Post by Dave » Thu May 23, 2019 10:37 pm

Kuntflap
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Post by HwoodMike2umate » Fri May 24, 2019 5:41 pm

About time we took a step up and learnt a whole song I one week.
Here's one you may recognise and you can sing along & learn words as you read the lyrics.
Don't see it being sung much at Ravenhill for a year or two yet :)

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Post by HwoodMike2umate » Fri May 24, 2019 5:45 pm

But I'm sure that most of you will find this somewhat easier going -- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nOIsjUilUyM
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