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Síolta, Ubhóiríní, agus Tiúbair … A Thiarcais! (Yet another “oh-my” meme, this time on a ‘biaphlanda” theme) Pt. 2 of 3 Posted by on Oct 25, 2013

(le Róislín) Fós ag smaoineamh ar cheist na seachtaine, cad é an difear idir na bianna seo: torthaí [TOR-hee], plural of “toradh” (fruit) glasraí [GLAHSS-ree], plural of “glasra” (vegetable) cnónna [KNOH-nuh, unlike English “know” and “knight,” the “kn” here really is pronounced “kn,” as in “Knut” or the middle part of “acne”], plural of “cnó”…

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Dhá Lá Dhéag na Nollag (The Twelve Days of Christmas) Posted by on Dec 25, 2010

(le Róislín)  For the next few (six really) blogs, I thought I’d check out the gifts mentioned sa charúl Nollag, “The Twelve Days of Christmas.”  There are so many gifts, we’ll do two per blog and see if that ends up on the actual 12th day of Christmas. Be warned, there are at least four…

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