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Monday night Irish class, March 14, 2011
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Rang Gaeilge, 14ú lá Mí na Márta 2011

Abairté aicme — Classification sentences

The Economist

"Raj Rajaratnam is not a master of the universe, but rather a master of the Rolodex."

Ní máistir cruinne é Raj Rajaratnam, ach máistir Rolodex é.

máistirmasterm4
cruinneuniverse, orb, globe, worldgs cruinne
domhanuniverse, world, earth

Gravity

George Gamow was a first-rate scientist
Ba eolái den chéad scoth é George Gamow.


Ríomhphoist oibre. (Feic Téarmaí Ríomhaireachta)

  1. Bruckner is a standalone system.
    Is [standalone system]é Bruckner .

  2. Arrange is a development server
    Is friothálaí forbartha é Arrangé.

  3. I am a database administrator.
    Is reachtaire bainc sonraí mé.


freastalaíserverm4
friothálaíserverm4
bunachar sonraídatabase
banca sonraídatabase
ríomhphoste-mail
córassystemm1
timpeallacht forbarthadevelopment environment
reachtaireadministratorm4
riarthóiradministrator, dispenser

(From Law) A corporation is an immortal person without a soul, like a vampire.
Is pearsa mímhorálta gan anam é cuallacht, mar vaimpír.

[Is this correct? There are really two indefinite nouns here.]


Abairté ionannais — Identification sentences

Is é Charlie Sheen an t-aisteoir is fearrCharlie Sheen is the best actor Contrast: Is aisteoir maith é Charlie Sheen.Charlie Sheen is a good actor
An é Charlie Sheen an fear.Is Charlie Sheen the man? Contrast: An fear é Charlie Sheen?Is Charlie Sheen a man

Is mé Charlie.I am Charlie
Is tusa a t-aisteoir.You are the actor
Is é sin an madra.That is the dog
Is é an t-aisteoir é.He is the actorNeed to repeat the é !!

When the subject is he/she/it/they, the pronoun is repeated.


Answers
An é Charlie an fear?Is Charlie the man?Is é ('Sé).
An í Madonna an bhean?Is Madonna the woman?Is í / Ní hí.
An é Charlie an t-aisteoir is fearr?Is Charlie the best actor?Ní hé.
An tusa an t-aisteoir?Are you the actor?Ní mé.
Nach iad na Beatles iad?Aren't they the Beatles.Ní hiad.

Taispeáin agus Inis — "Show and Tell"

Bealach na Bó Finne

Is é Bealach na Bó Finne (nó Claí Mór na Réaltaí, mar a thugtar air i leabhair le scríbhneoirí áirithe Ultacha) an réaltra ina bhfuil ár ngrianchóras féin. Tá ár ngrian tuairim is 30,000 solasbhliain ó lár an réaltra. Tá timpeall 200- 400 billiún réalta i mBealach na Bó Finne.
Bó Finne"cow of whiteness"Contrast bán
Claí Mór na RéaltaíGreat Fence
mar a thugtar airas it is called
áirithecertain, particular
UltachUlster
réaltragalaxy
grianchórassolar system
tuarimopinionf4
tuairim isabout, roughly, approximatelyisagus

See also Astronomical terminology.


Contae Chill MhantáinCounty Wicklow
dúchasheritage, patrimony, native placem1
mothaighfeel, sense, perceive
airighperceive, feel, hear
braithperceive, feel, spy out, betray
'chuile = gach uileall
mac léinnstudent
cómhac léinnfellow student
earragoods, merchandisem4
bogearraísoftware
bogearraí a fhobairtdevelop software
Is ionnann iadThey are the same
Is mar a chéile iadThey are the same"They are like each other"
míthuightemisunderstood
bréagadóirliar, cajolerm3
amhránaísinger
craoltóirbroadcaster
gadaíthief
imreoirplayer
saighdiúirsoldier
stiúrthóirsteersman, director, conductor, controllerm3

Máire dropped in to show an Irish translation of this comic.


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