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To “Mí” or not to “Mí” (Using The Word “Month” in Irish) Posted by on Sep 12, 2011

(le Róislín) The last few blogs have dealt with the names of the months in Irish.  For most of the months’ names, there are at least two choices, one that is simply the basic name of the month, like “Márta” and the other using the word for “month” to make a full phrase (Mí an…

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Níos Mó faoi na Míonna (More about the Months in Irish) Posted by on Sep 9, 2011

(le Róislín) Recently we looked at the names of the months in Irish, from Eanáir to Mí na Nollag.  As you may recall, two of them require the use of the word “mí” (month) in the phrase: Mí na Samhna and Mí na Nollag.  In both of these cases, the second element, without the word…

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Ainmneacha na Míonna i nGaeilge (Names of the Months in Irish) Posted by on Sep 6, 2011

(le Róislín) We’ve discussed the Irish names of various months as this blog has continued, but this might be a good time to go over the liosta as a whole. First let’s look at “Meán Fómhair” (September).  By the way, if this is a new term for you, or if you’re new to the list…

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