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Ar an 4ú, an 5ú, an 6ú agus an 7ú lá den Nollaig (birds, rings, and poultry for the 4th, 5th, 6th, and 7th days of Christmas) Cuid / Part 3/3: Whatcha sayin’, a ghéanna? Posted by on Dec 31, 2016

(le Róislín) Now that we’ve reviewed a few general pronunciation tips for “Dhá Lá Dhéag na Nollag” (The 12 Days of Christmas, blagmhír 12/29), let’s look at dialóg na ngéanna as shown in the illustration from 12/27 (naisc do na blaganna thíos).  For this post, I’ve separated out each goose with its own speech balloon, so…

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Ar an 4ú, an 5ú, an 6ú agus an 7ú lá den Nollaig (birds, rings, and poultry for the 4th, 5th, 6th, and 7th days of Christmas) Cuid / Part 2: Some Pronunciation Tips Posted by on Dec 29, 2016

(le Róislín) Our last blogpost dealt with days 4, 5, 6, and 7 of the song “Dhá Lá Dhéag na Nollag” (The Twelve Days of Christmas).  This post, second in this mionsraith, will continue a little further with those days, looking at pronunciation.  Post 3 in the mionsraith will look at what the six geese…

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Ar an 4ú, an 5ú, an 6ú agus an 7ú lá den Nollaig (birds, rings, and poultry for the 4th, 5th, 6th, and 7th days of Christmas) Cuid/Part 1/2 Posted by on Dec 27, 2016

(le Róislín) Now that we’ve got three of the twelve verses under our belt, céard faoi dornán níos mó?  Today’s blogpost will cover some phrases from days 4, 5, 6 and 7 of “The Twelve Days of Christmas” (Dhá Lá Dhéag na Nollag).  Earlier in this blog, we’ve dealt with other aspects of this famous song…

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Géanna agus Ealaí (Cuid a Ceathair: Dhá Lá Dhéag na Nollag) Posted by on Jan 4, 2011

(le Róislín) Time to give “faoistin ghearr” to “Dhá Lá Dhéag na Nollag,” at least, perhaps, until next year when we can resume looking at some of the féidearthachtaí eile.  Before we start, you might like to know a more folksy way to refer to “short shrift:” Níor thug sé saol práta i mbéal muice…

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‘Is Lá Eile É An Lá Amárach’ … agus ‘Lá an Oirthear’ (More on ‘After’ in Irish) Posted by on Oct 24, 2010

(le Róislín) Sula mbeidh téama Samhna againn, beidh beagáinín eile sa bhlag faoin bhfocal “after.”  Is í ceist Sheancháin an cheist a spreag an tsraith seo agus mar sin freagróidh mé a cheistsean sula dtosóidh mé na blaganna faoi Oíche Shamhna agus faoin tSamhain.  Before we have the Halloween theme (which is champing at the…

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Ag Meaitseáil na bhFocal leis na Seanfhocail Posted by on Nov 13, 2009

Hopefully this will prove an entertaining but useful review of the seanfhocail we just learned.  Below we’ll have a few more proverbs to fill in that will be new for this blog (old, of course, mar eolas traidisiúnta).  The choices are given first in a word bank, since columns may not work out in the…

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