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Speaking of ‘Féasóga’ — What Color Is His ‘Féasóg’ in Irish? Posted by on Jun 12, 2015

(le Róislín) Lately we’ve been talking a lot about dath gruaige in Irish, including the following: rua, fionnrua, órdhonn, donn, dubh, fionn, liath, and even, as in bréagfholt Phyllis Diller, gorm). We also practiced saying someone “has” a certain color hair in Irish.  Remember, to say the person “has” that color hair, we don’t use…

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Cleachtadh le Logainmneacha ó Iowa go hUíbh Fhailí Posted by on Jul 25, 2011

(le Róislín) Before going further with more place name possibilities, let’s practice some more with the patterns we’ve already been working on.  Just as a review, some samples include a)      place names starting with a vowel and with no definite article (“i” becomes “in”): tíortha: in Éírinn, in Iamáice cathracha, bailte, stáit, contaetha, srl.: in…

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