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Sula bhFágfaidh Muid Na Liúdair … Posted by on May 18, 2012

(le Róislín) I ndáiríre, is é ábhar an bhlag seo ná “ainmneacha teangacha,” ní na liúdair iad féin.   Why’s that?  I found the word for “coalfish” in quite a few languages, so I figured we could do another match game.  Several  of the languages have more than one word for “coalfish” so please expect to…

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Liúdair go dtí a) an Caisleán Nua, b) an Aithin nó go c) Toraigh? Posted by on May 15, 2012

(le Róislín) As the final entry in this mionsraith ar chaint fhíortha, we’ll talk briefly about liúdair (coalfish) and their role in a traditional Irish expression.   Of course, we could talk about figurative speech  till the cows come home or till we’re all blue in the face, but there are other topics looming so we’ll…

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