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Meaitseáil Na Téarmaí (Téarmaí Shéasúr na Nollag) Posted by on Dec 29, 2011

(le Róislín) We’ve had lots of vocabulary lately, much of which might be new to many readers.  So how about a little review, matching the holiday concept or item to the holiday involved?  The holidays will be listed in Colún A and the items and concepts in Colún B.  And once again, for the dúshlán…

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In Ionad Bhur Stocaí … Paitíní Posted by on Dec 12, 2011

(le Róislín) Not everyone gets their stocking-fillers in a stocking (stoca).  In some areas, notably An Ísiltír, clogs (“klompen” in Ollainnis, “sabots” i bhFraincis) are used.  In Irish, the word “paitíní” suffices for both “clogs” and “pattens,” the latter word being the closer cognate.  Getting your Christmas gift in a clog pertained to Lá San…

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