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Níl tuile dá mhéad nach dtránn: Vocabulary for discussing the floods in Ireland Posted by on Jan 4, 2016

(le Róislín) Like many people, I’m very concerned about the amount of flooding in Ireland.  Not being any sort of innealtóir sibhialta, hidreolaí, or céad fhreagróir, I think the most I can to is “mo chuid imní a léiriú” and provide some vocabulary for discussing the situation. First, let’s start with the word for flood…

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Ainmhithe Eile (ón Iolra go dtí an tUatha, from Plural to Singular) Posted by on Sep 12, 2012

(le Róislín) In the last blog, we created a chart with the names of various types of ceathairchosaigh chrúbacha (ungulate quadrupeds), going from the plural form to the singular form.  Why an t-iolra go dtí an t-uatha?  Just for a change of pace, is dócha.  So often we see an fhoirm uatha first, and then…

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