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Sraothartach (Sneezing), Smaoisíl (Sniffling), and Srannadh (Snoring) Posted by on Mar 30, 2009

(le Róislín) As promised, we’ll address sneezing and related phenomena in today’s blog. You might have already anticipated that some more beannachtaí (blessings) and wishes for good health will be involved, just as they are with English (bless you, Gesundheit). Sraoth is a sneeze. In Irish, it’s not so customary to use a verb that…

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Beannachtaí i nGaeilge a Trí – Or How to Reply to a Greeting in Irish Posted by on Mar 27, 2009

(le Róislín) Beannachtaí i nGaeilge (Cuid a Trí) – Or How to Reply to a Greeting in Irish After two full blogs worth of information, we can finally say, “hello” in Irish. And now, how to reply! Here we’ll be keeping track of singular and plural, as noted in the previous blogposts, but for the traditional…

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