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Cé chomh fada is atá an tsrón? (How long is the nose?) Posted by on Jun 30, 2017

(le Róislín)   Last time, we looked the various forms of the word “srón” (nose) in Irish, including “sróine,” “sróna,” and “tsrón.”  We also mentioned several types of noses, to be discussed in this and/or future blogs (the once and future blog?). Today, we’ll start with the two types of noses shown in the graphic…

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More on “Before” i nGaeilge, or, When “Before” Also Means “After”! Posted by on Oct 11, 2010

We’ve recently discussed seven ways to say “before” in Irish (cheana, roimh, sula, thar, os coinne, os comhair, ar tosach), based on one reader’s question.  You might remember that I promised a few more, and here’s the first of several.  If you want to say “the day before yesterday” or “the year before last” there…

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