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Irish Class, September 28, 2009
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Rang Gaeilge, 28ú lá Mí Mheán Fómhair 2009

Go raibh biseach uirthiMay she get better
malabag
Bíodh solas ann.Let there be light.

Listening Exercise — Pub Quiz

  1. Cé hí an difríocht idir na dathanna uaine agus glas?

    Is dath nádúrtha é glas. Agus tá rudaí saorga i gceist leis an dath uaine.

    difríochtdifferencef
    nádúrthanatural
    saorgaartificial
    i gceistin question

  2. Cé mhéad "bliana madra" atá i mbliain amháin daonna.

    Tá seacht "bliana madra" i mbliain amháin daonna.

    daonnahuman

  3. Cén teocht a siocann uisce faoi? Cé mheád céim fhuachta

    Siocann uisce faoi dhá chéim is tríocha (nó céim nialas).

    teochttemperaturef3
    siocfreezev
    céimdegree, stepf2 pl céimanna
    fuachtcold, chillm3
    Cé mheádHow manyFollowed by singular noun.
    nialaszero

  4. Ceard a tharla go tábhachtach i Sasana i mbliain míle 's seasca sé?

    Thit an cath Hastings amach.

    Ceard a tharlaWhat happened
    tábhachtachimportantAdverbial form with go here
    míle 's seasca sé1066
    cathbattlem3 pl cathanna
    Tit...amachtake placelit. "fall out"

  5. Cén sórt [/saghas/cineal] ainmhíthe a ba é agus cé t-ainm a bhí ar an bpeata Richard Nixon?

    Bhí madra aige. Bhí an t-ainm Checkers.

    saghaskind, sort/sais/ m1 pl saghsanna
    ainmhíanimal
    peatapet

Briathra Neamhrialta "Irregular verbs" — faigh "to get"

ag fáilgetting
faightegotten
ar fáilavailable
le fáilin order to get
An bhfaigheann sibh an t-ardú pá?Are you all getting the pay raise? /waiən/, /wi:əm/
Ní fhaigheann..fós.Not getting [it]...yet.
An bhfaigheann tusa é?Are you getting it?[question in turn]
Faighim. Go bhfaighe sibhse é freisin. I am getting [it]. May you get it as well.
An bhfaighidh tú carr nua?Will you be getting a new car?
Gheobhaidh[I] will/yo:ə/, /yo:fə/, /yo:/
Nach bhfaighidh tú an ceann uaine?Won't you get the green one?
Ní bhfaighidh. Gheobhaidh mé an ceann gorm.I will not. I will get the green one.
An bhfuair sibh an t-ardú pá?Did you all get the pay raise?/wuər/
Ní bhfuair..fós.Did not get [it]...yet.
An bhfuair tusa é?Did you get it?
Fuair. Go bhfaighe sibhse é freisin.Got [it]. May you get it as well.
Faighigí carr nua!Get a new car!
Gheobhaidh! (Gheobhaimis!)[We] will! (We will!)
Nach bhfaigheadh sibh ceann uaine.You would not get a green one.bhfaigheadh /waiət/ -dh pronounced /t/ when followed by s-
Gheobhainn, ach gheobhadh seisean ceann gorm, mura bhfuil mé ann.I would get [one], but he would get a blue one, unless I was there
D'fhaigheadh sé cinn gorma roimhe. You used to get a blue one [before]./daiət/ - see above

faigh, fuairUsed with particles
gheobhaidhUsed without particles

pay
ardúraise

Tá mé ag fáil chait.I am getting a cat. cat is in gen. because it is a noun following a verbal noun.
Tá mé ag fáil mo chota.I am getting my coat.
Tá mé á fháil.I am getting it.(the coat)
Is fuath liom é a fháil.I don't like getting it.

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