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Irish Class, Monday night, February 8, 2010
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Rang Gaeilge, 8ú lá mí Feabhra 2010

Conclusion of the Sean Mac Mathúna Story. It has a happy ending, so some of my classmates thought it was not authentically Irish :-)>

Part IV
1séidblow, puff refers to the wind (doing the blowing), while é is Tadhg
i mbéal na maidinefirst thing in the morningLit. "in the mouth of the morning"
siarto the west
soirto the east
tuirlingdescend, land
Cá dtuirlingeodh an diabhalWhere the devil should [he] land
ceartlárexact center
hallahall, mansion
caisleáncastle, mansion
féastafeast, banquet
siúlwalk, movementm1
ar siúlgoing on, happening
De réir a chéilegradually
réirwish, commandf2
de réirin accordance with, according to
titfallv
tostsilencem3
féachlook, examine
2chugainntoward uschuig
turasjourneym1
dúinnto us, for usdo
3Ambaisteindeed, reallyexclamation
chomhas, so
bródúilproud
chomh bródúil le cat a mbeadh póca airas proud as a cat with pockets on him
ní hamháin sin
crochhang, raise
crochfad cúpla tiúinI will play a couple tunesMunster future tense
scriobscrape, scratch, effort
scriob screabscrip-scrapeviolin
cá bhfioswho knows a bhfios aige
whethercopula connector
buailbeat
buailfeadI will beat(dance)
leacflat stone, flagstone
tánn= . Munster inflected form
fósstill, yet
buíochgrateful
fós gan a bheith buíochstill not satisfied
díomfrom me, of me, with me [here]de
léifidhwill read
smutpartLit. "steump"
4tostsilencem3
marfachintenseLit. "fatal"
'Sea go direachall right
pléascburst, explode
sluacrowd
san aerin(to) the air
scinnspring, start, gush forth
radharcsight, vision, scene [theatrical]
as radharcout of sight
puthpuff, whiff
deataighsmokev
deatachsmoke, vapor, steamm1
Iad go léor ach bean amhain
deiseniceness
ba dheisewas the nicest
díobhof themde
5fanwait, stay, remain
cois le tineby the fire
breáfine, excellent
súileye
béilínlip
uirthion herar
sisesheEmphatic
6scafaire firstrapping fellowg of fear
scafaire mnástrapping young woman
dabhtdoubt
An suífir...?Will you sit...? M. synthetic 2nd pers fut.
iarrrequest, demand, seek
méirfingervar. of méar
níor iarr sé aon mhéir leis He didn't wait for an invitationLit. "He didn't ask for any finger" [beckoning]
Agus go breá reidh ar an LaidinLatin is all very well, [but]
timpeallround, circuit
nílid chomh tógtha leis anseo timpeallwe are not taken with it around here
údyon, yonder
Na mnáthose women
is é sinthat is
sméid/i>vink, nod
sméid sí airshe winked at himLit. "on him"
7siúdthat, yon, those
acuwith themag
'Ní duine acu siúd miseI am not one of them
cortwist, turnm1
in aon chorin any case
bíodh3rd pers. sing. of
bíodh a fhios agat
gnáthduineordinary person
cosúil le Xlike X, resembling X
gáirelaugh, smile
aoibhneasbliss, delight
leagknock down
ba bheag nár leag an t-aoibhneas éhe was almost knocked over with delight
8inseoidhwill tellfut. of inis
9deabhadhhurry
lánfull, entire
roimhainnbefore usroimh
tráthhour, period of time
tráth is go bhfuilsince
dorchadark
gránnaugly, disagreeable
mistematter, mind, care
ní miste liomI don't mind
nár mhistemaybe it would be alright
caitspend [time], wear, consume,...
inár dteanntaalong with(and in close proximity)


From the all class session
náireshame, decency, modestym4
nochtnaked, naked person
dreambody of people, group, setm3
sliabhmountain
slaghdáncoldillness m1

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Not only did she do them wrong,
She did every one of them in!

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