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

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solidarity wrote: Wed Jul 08, 2020 7:48 pm
Good on you Mike for this thread but would phonetic spellings accompanying the Irish be a possibility? I'm sure I can make a fair stab at pronouncing 'stampa'. Not so confident about 'dleacht'.
The "dl" is a bit of a ballix but pretty much d'locked stompa. :D
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Indeed, thank you Shan. Feel free to post up correct way to pronounce stuff any time.
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Watching the TG4 rugby coverage I keep hearing the same two phrases in the commentary, sometimes 50 or more times in a game. I can only render these phonetically but can anyone translate these from phonics to Irish to English.

The phrases sound like:

Coog ee moon

Coog a line

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I assume those phrases were from the match last night. Munster and Leinster is the answer.
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Jetstream wrote: Sun Jan 24, 2021 4:57 pm I assume those phrases were from the match last night. Munster and Leinster is the answer.
Never thought of that. :roll: Cuige Laighean and Cuige Mumhan. Province of each. Thanks for that. :thumleft:
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Some students here who are taught through the medium of Irish are struggling with home schooling because their parents haven't got a word of it.
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Been a while so it’s 3 words today…….. Mo Ghile Mear meaning My Galant Darling/Hero. It’s a song about Bonnie Prince Charlie and has been sung by a good few folk inc. Mary Black and James Last. My favourite is by UCD Choral Scholars. It’s a shame Trinners Choral Society haven’t done a version yet.
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HwoodMike2umate wrote: Sun Nov 21, 2021 9:36 am Been a while so it’s 3 words today…….. Mo Ghile Mear meaning My Galant Darling/Hero. It’s a song about Bonnie Prince Charlie and has been sung by a good few folk inc. Mary Black and James Last. My favourite is by UCD Choral Scholars. It’s a shame Trinners Choral Society haven’t done a version yet.
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big mervyn wrote: Sun Jan 24, 2021 6:14 pm Some students here who are taught through the medium of Irish are struggling with home schooling because their parents haven't got a word of it.
apart from being taught in Irish, it's the same in parts of the Shankill, Larne and Carrick!
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Cap'n Grumpy wrote:
big mervyn wrote: Sun Jan 24, 2021 6:14 pm Some students here who are taught through the medium of Irish are struggling with home schooling because their parents haven't got a word of it.
apart from being taught in Irish, it's the same in parts of the Shankill, Larne and Carrick!
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I've recently been researching my family history. One side is solid Shankhill Rd and the other is solid Albertbridge Rd. It now seems that a few generations back we had some Irish speakers and at least one link to a senior Republican family. So, your one word a week scheme looks like its going to be a big deal for me!
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Well let’s go for one more word this week. The RDS is also known as The CRBAC ( pronounced Sirback) and I may be there this Saturday.
And the full spelling is Cumann Rioga Bhaile Atha Cliath ( not too sure how to pronounce it)
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