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Posted: 03-Jun-2004, 01:31 PM
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This thread is for those that are interested in learning the Irish form of the Gaelic language.


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Posted: 03-Jun-2004, 03:00 PM
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Here's some starter Irish for you! Some helpful phrases that are at or near the beginning level.

PHRASE: Dia duit ar maidin
PRONOUNCED: dee/ah dwit air mod/ging
MEANING: Good morning

PHRASE: An féidir liom cabhru leat?
PRONOUNCED: on fay-durr lum cow-roo lat?
MEANING: May I help you?

PHRASE: An bhfuil tu ag lorg duine eigin?
PRONOUNCED: on will two egg lurg dinn-eh aig-ginn
MEANING: Are you looking for someone?

PHRASE: Ta me are meisce
PRONOUNCED: taw/may/air/mesh-keh
MEANING: I am very drunk

PHRASE: Ta me ar buille
PRONOUNCED: taw/may/air/bool-yeh
MEANING: I am very angry

PHRASE: Ta me tuirseach
PRONOUNCED: taw/may/tier-shock
MEANING: I am tired

PHRASE: Slán agus beannacht leat
PRONOUNCED: slawn og/us ban/ockt lat
MEANING: Goodbye and blessings on you

and with that... Slán!

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Posted: 03-Jun-2004, 05:34 PM
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That was very amusing. I hope you post more phrases, I am very interested in learning irish gaelic

If we could just stand here, without the words, would that be enough? ..Look at the sky now. What color is it? Or the way a hawk flies. Or you wake up and your ribs are bruised thinking so hard on somebody. What do you call that?

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Posted: 07-Jun-2004, 10:02 PM
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Go raibh maith agat...for starting this forum

Great Idea and a good source for those of us who have been trying to learn Gaeilge on their own. I've been trying for the last 6 month.



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Posted: 08-Jun-2004, 03:25 PM
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Dia Duit Everyone!

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