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Aghaidheanna Cat (Faces of Cats) — Their Main Features in Irish Posted by on Jun 25, 2017

(le Róislín) Since we’ve been a roll with comhráite cat (naisc thíos), how about a diagram showing some of the features of a cat’s face?  The above graphic show various features of a cat’s face, most of which are shared with other animals and with humans, so you can get double mileage out of the vocabulary…

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Teidil Scannán (Aistrithe go Gaeilge) Líonta Isteach le hAinm Blátha: 30 Film Titles, translated to Irish, Filled In with a Flower Name, Pt. 2 (Answers) Posted by on May 31, 2016

(le Róislín) Here are the answers for the fill-in-the-blanks from the previous blogpost.  In most cases, the answer is a type of flower.  In two cases, it was actually a form of the word “flower” not a specific type of flower.  And one answer was actual a part of a flower, not a type of…

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The Irish word for ‘October’ and other words related to ‘fómhar’ and ‘fómhair’ Posted by on Oct 6, 2014

(le Róislín) In some previous blogs (naisc thíos), we’ve looked at the names of the months (míonna) and seasons (séasúir) in Irish, including a discussion specifically of “September” and “October.” So let’s try a little mixing and matching for review of “September,” “October,” and the Fall or Autumn season. Given the word “fómhar” and its…

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