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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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An bhfuil peata agat? Talking about Pets in Irish: Pearóidí (parrots) Posted by on Jul 21, 2017

(le Róislín) Continuing with our “téama” of “peataí” (naisc thíos), how about “pearóidí“?  Does anyone here have a parrot “mar pheata“?  Má tá, an bhfuil Gaeilge ag an bpearóid?  ‘S é sin a rá, an labhraíonn an phearóid, agus má labhraíonn, an labhraíonn an phearóid Gaeilge? Bhuel, before we look for “freagraí” to that, did…

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Tuilleadh Téarmaí Oíche Shamhna (More Halloween Terms) Posted by on Oct 31, 2009

(le Róislín) An bhfuil culaith Oíche Shamhna agat?  Do you have a Halloween costume? Má tá, cén sórt culaithe atá ann? An mbeidh tú i do vaimpír?  [un may too ih duh VAM-peerzh?]      Beidh [bay] / Ní bheidh [nee vay] For these questions, note that you’re literally saying something like, “Will you be in your vampire?”…

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