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Bróga vs. Buataisí (Boots and Shoes in Irish, and some other types of footwear — to boot) Posted by on Jul 31, 2015

(le Róislín) Which to say — “bróg” or “buatais“?   Well, there seems to be some overlap in the terms, as we briefly addressed in the last blog (nasc thíos).  There we focused mostly on “buataisí,” the related word “buataisíní” (bootees), and a related word outside the realm of coisbheart, “búiteanna.”  Remember “búiteanna“?  Muna cuimhin leat…

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Buataisí, Buataisíní, agus Búiteanna: Variations on a theme of “boot” in Irish Posted by on Jul 28, 2015

(le Róislín) In some previous blog posts (naisc thíos), there were passing references to the Irish words for boot (buatais) and bootees (buataisíní).  Perhaps this would be a good time to look further into those words and check out “búiteanna” as well. So let’s start with the basics, and then we’ll look at some additional…

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