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An Focal “Twerking” i nGaeilge (Yet Another “tv+vowel” Word!) Posted by on Oct 11, 2013

(le Róislín) I started pondering this question shortly after the Miley Cyrus escapades broke the news but I simply thought I’d eventually do a blog on the various words used to describe what “twerking” is, like “gyrate,” “thrust,” etc.  I wasn’t sure if the powers that be in the Irish vocabulary world would decide on…

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An Briathar “Tabhairt” (the verb “to give) agus Clásail Choibhneasta Posted by on May 25, 2010

An starr dheireanach, faoi dheireadh!  Dhá bhriathar fágtha sa tsraith seo!  The home stretch, finally!  Two verbs left in this series!  Inniu – tabhairt (to give, giving).  This verb is quite irregular (maolaisnéis más amhlaidh go raibh maolaisnéis riamh ann!).  Before we plunge into relative clauses, please note that the root changes from “tug-” (used…

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