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Irish Class, Monday, January 28, 2008

Irish Class, January 28, 2008

EDIT: Revised based on these comments by mobhlog

Go raibh maith agat, a Lou!

We started with a picture description exercise. Nick showed some pictures, and we described what we saw as Gaeilge

ar siúlhappeningas in "What's happening?"
tolgcouch
ina suísitting "in her sitting" suigh sit (v)
ina shuísitting"in his sitting"
ina suísitting"in their sitting"
inár suísitting"in our sitting"
compordachcomfortable
spéaclaíeyeglasses
nighwash
dhá míletwo thousand
caogadaífifties
taobhside, flankm4 pl -anna
amuighout, outside, outer static
istighin, inside, inner
isteachinto, inmotion
amachoutmotion
madra donnbrown dog
ainmhíanimalm4
crúbpaw, hooff2
houndm4 pl -nna
aoireshepherdm4
caorasheep, ewegs, gpl -ch. Npl -oirigh

We then had a listening exercise. Nick played (several times) a recording of a passage about going to the theater from lesson 17 in O'Siadhal. We were supposed to identify the verbs in each sentence as we heard it. This was quite difficult. We heard bhí (was) quite often, but the others were indistinct.

faitíosfear, worrym1faitíos orm
fonndesire, inclinationm1 fonn orm
dúirtsaidp of abair
fuairgotp of faigh
fuaireamarwe got
fuair muidwe gotConnemara
ag éiríbecoming
Ní raibh sé a bhfadIt was not long

We took another at the genitive worksheet from December 3, adding some more examples.

First Declension - firinscneach
fearainm firainm an fhir
bordméid boirdméid an bhoird
úllméid uilleméid an uille
catainm caitainm an chait
leabharméid leabhairméid an leabhair



gaolrelationship, relativem1
geallpledge, wager
geallchurbetting, wagerm1

For the rest of class we continued our reading of Gaeileoirí.

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