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Lá Náisiúnta Arbhar Candaí i S.A.M. = an 30ú Deireadh Fómhair (October 30th) Posted by on Oct 29, 2009

(le Róislín) Although there don’t seem to be any taifid ó Chomhdháil na Stát Aontaithe or forógraí uachtaráin for this holiday, it has some popularity in what I’ll call the penchant for Laethe Náisiúnta Mhic Uí Rudaí (National Days of Thingamajigs), sna Stáit Aontaith , ar a laghad.  And these days, we have more and more…

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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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