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Irish Words ending with ‘-íceach’ and sometimes ‘-ícigh’ or ‘-ící’ – dosaen fada díobh Posted by on Aug 29, 2018

(le Róislín) From “-icí” [IK-ee] to “-ící” [EEK-ee]!  In the last blogpost (nasc thíos) we looked at some Irish words ending in “-icí,” either in their basic structure, like “dicí” or “soinicí”  or in an inflected form, like “picnicí,” “gúsnaicí,” or “ceimicí.”  Today we’ll look at a few Irish words ending in “-íceach,” which in…

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How to Say ‘Multilingual Madness’ in Irish (Cuid 1/2) Posted by on Apr 2, 2014

(le Róislín) Lately we’ve seen a lot of posts about “Multilingual Madness” on Transparent Language websites (nasc thíos).  So let’s take a look at the phrase in Irish.  How do we say “multilingual”?  With some trepidation, we’ll also discuss how to say “madness” (there’ll be a lot of choices  — at least 9, depending on…

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Tragóid i Háítí: An Crith Talún Posted by on Jan 15, 2010

(le Róislín)   Before returning to the ábhar éadromchroích I had planned for following up on the blogpost on “Lochlannach” (nasc thíos), I’d like to introduce some terms for discussing na himeachtaí i Háítí.    Mostly this will just be in list format, since I find the situation almost too overwhelming, especially so close on the…

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