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Monday night Irish Class, March 21, 2011
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Rang Gaeilge, 21ú lá Mí na Márta 2011

tosaighbegin
arísagain
grúdaighbrewv
sinthere, thatis + in
B'in éthat wasBa sin é
ba is the past and conditional of is, the copula
níos mó(is) bigger
An leabhar é sin?Is that a book
An é sin an leabhar?Is that the book
Cén fáth?Why?There is no Irish equivalent to "Why not?"
Is éan spideog.A robin is a bird.Note the two indefinite nouns.
In Irish you might say "Is éan é an spideog." — "The robin is a bird."
ar chapallon a horsespecific, lenited
ar capallon horsebackgeneral, not lenited
glaochcall
crúcachhooked

séard ← is éard ← is é an rud


  1. An tubaiste núicléach é Fukushima? 'Sea
    An é Fukushima an thubaiste núicléach is measa? Ni hé. Is é Chernobyl an tubaiste núicléach is measa.

    tubaistedisasterf4

  2. Ar spásaire é John Glenn? 'Sea.
    Ar é John Glenn an chéad spásaire? Ní hé. Ba é Yuri Gagarin an chéad spásaire.

    spásairespacemanm4

  3. An sliabh ard é Pikes's Peak? 'Sea.
    An é Pike's Peak an sliabh is airde ar domhan? Ní hé.

    sliabhmountainm

  4. An abhainn fada é an Nile? 'Sea.
    An é an Nile an abainn is faide sa domhan? Is é.

    abhainnriver

  5. An lá fada é grianstad an tsamhraidh? 'Sea.
    An é grianstad an tsamhraidh an lá is faide? Is é.

    daym
    grianstadsolsticem4

Taispeáin agus Inis — "Show and Tell"

eitewingf4
filleadhbend, fold, returnm1 = pilleach
fréamhroot, source, originf2 pl fréamhacha
glantachán earraighspring cleaning
éinneanyone= aon duine
fághtaleft
smálstain, smudge, cloud, gloom, misfortunem1
gaimbíneachasusury, posturing
scannalscandalm1
pay, wagesm4
fásgro
duine fástaadult
Feictear dom go bhfuil....It seems to me that
Feictear di go bhfuil....It seems to her that
dúshlánchallenge, defiance

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