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Tuilleadh Téarmaí faoin gCroí (More “Heart” Terms) Posted by on Feb 5, 2012

(le Róislín) As you might imagine, there are lots more terms and phrases involving the heart besides the terms of endearment such as “A ghrá mo chroí!” “A chuisle mo chroí!” or “Mo chroí thú!”  What better month to look into them than Feabhra, mí an chroí (i Meiriceá agus sa Bhreatain).  Since there are…

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Lá (an) Altaithe: Cén Téarma i nGaeilge? Posted by on Nov 23, 2010

(le Róislín) Last year, as some of you may recall, I compared the usage of four different terms for saying “Thanksgiving Day” in Irish.  The total number of hits, based on Google searching, was about 100, which is, of course, quite small compared to the word “Thanksgiving” in English.  Admittedly, the difference in the number…

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