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How to say ‘rat’ in Irish and a continuation of the glossary for ‘An Píobaire Breac’ (an t-aistriúchán le Seán Ó Dúrois) (Cuid 2) Posted by on Sep 25, 2017

(le Róislín) Today we’ll continue the glossary started in the previous blog (nasc thíos) to help with reading “An Píobaire Breac,” Seán Ó Dúrois’s lively translation of Robert Browning’s “The Pied Piper of Hamelin” (Eolas foilseacháin thíos). First a brief review from last time.  There are two main ways to say “rat” in Irish, one…

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A Brief Visit with ‘An Tuiseal Ginideach’ Plus a ‘Mioncheistiúchán’ (showing possession or adding description in Irish, plus a little quiz) Posted by on Aug 11, 2016

(le Róislín) Before we completely move away from the “samhradh, samhraidh, an tsamhraidh, and samhraí” theme and the related vocabulary covered in recent blogposts (naisc thíos), I thought it would fun to look at a nice succinct list of examples of “an tuiseal ginideach” (the genitive case), based on Liam Ó Muirthile’s own description of…

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