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A Short Glossary for the Irish Rap Song “C.E.A.R.T.A” by Kneecap (Rapcheol Gaeilge) [Cuid/Pt.1] Posted by on Jan 7, 2018

(le Róislín) Published on YouTube on December 15, 2017, the rap song “C.E.A.R.T.A”  (nasc thíos) has been sweeping through the “cibearGhaeltacht“.  Most of the comments I’ve seen are wildly favorable, with a few spoilsports badmouthing the song entirely. I followed one link for the lyrics, but it was a dead link.  So I was getting…

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A Lán Lann – A Lot of Places (with the Suffix “–lann”) Posted by on Mar 15, 2009

(le Róislín) You may have noticed Transparent Language’s recent WOTD, an bhialann, the restaurant, and you may recognize a keyword in this expression, “bia” (food).  It’s helpful to know the suffix “–lann” also, since it is used to make dozens of words. The suffix comes from the word “lann,” which has many meanings, including “land,” “ground,”…

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