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Posted by: Bahishnessly 30-Mar-2011, 09:36 AM
Hello,I am just starting out learning Gaelic and I need help. I have been looking for 3 words and found all sorts of solutions
I need Seek (As in seeking for knowledge/research/study), Learn (being a student/learn from everything), and teach. So far I have found Rannsiach, Foghliam, Teasaig. But I also found Sir or Lorg for Seek and ionnsaich for learn or teach.
I was wondering what the best choice for my purposes are, I don't need it in a sentence or anything... think of it more like a slogan. "Seek, Learn, Teach". Please help, I'm so lost.

Posted by: GunChleoc 31-Mar-2011, 12:01 PM
I'd go for sir, ionnsaich, teagaisg.

Posted by: Robert Phoenix 31-Mar-2011, 08:17 PM
My irish gaelic language book has (ag) log for seeking, and foghlaim (f) for learning, (foghlaimionn is learns).

Posted by: GunChleoc 01-Apr-2011, 06:43 AM
This is a question for Scottish Gaelic though. Giving an answer from an Irish doctionary is like checking a Danish Dictonary for English words wink.gif

Posted by: Islesman 11-May-2011, 12:24 PM
Bahishnessly,

I would agree with GunChleoc except I think “Rannsiach” would be more appropriate than “Sir” in the slogan.

Rannsiach, ionnsaich, teagaisg. Rolls off the tongue better in Gaelic

Posted by: GunChleoc 12-May-2011, 11:45 AM
I agree, rannsaich is good, better than my idea biggrin.gif

Note the spelling wink.gif

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