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Irish Words Starting with ‘w’ (dornán beag ach dornán acu ann!) Posted by on Sep 9, 2015

(le Róislín) Bhuel, let’s start by saying there aren’t many words in Irish that start with “w”, since like “v,” this letter was not traditional in the Irish alphabet.  But times change, languages change, and there are now at least a few words to note. I’ll also mention in passing that a fair number of…

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D-Day (an 6ú lá de mhí an Mheithimh) i nGaeilge? Posted by on Jun 6, 2010

Cén Ghaeilge atá ar D-Day?  Freagra: “D-Day” Yet another example of a “lá a bhfuil cuimhne air,” or maybe I should say “lá a mbíonn cuimhne air,” to emphasize the continuity.    Amanna fágtar téarma iasachta sa teanga iasachta, mar huerta agus kloof agus “wadi,” agus sin é an scéal le “D-Day,” as far as…

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