Irish

Monday night Irish Class, November 6, 2017

Rang Gaeilge, 6ú lá Mí na Samhna 2017

Seanfhocal

choícheforever
nach ... ach only
cochánstraw
cáilreputation
bídeachtiny
socarcalm, peace; benefit, profit, advantage
mochearly
malllate, slow
ionatin you
fusaeasy
sínstretchv
síneadhstretchingvn of sín
Is tú nach mbíonn choíche ach i gcochán
ach cáil bheag bhídeach de do shocar
Moch nó mall a thagaim
gurb ionat is fusa dom mo chosa a shíneadh
you're a dump, straw strewn about,
but you're my cozy dump.
"There's no place like home"
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Monday night Irish Class, October 30, 2017

Rang Gaeilge, 30ú lá Mí Dheireadh Fómhair 2017

Seanfhocal

Ná tóg mé go dtite mé Don't pick me up until I fall.tite subj. vs. titfidh fut.
Níl ansin ach "Seachain an ceann agus buain an muineál."That's nothing but "miss the head and get the neck.""Out of the frying pan into the fire."
Sin tóin na muice méithe a ghréisceadh/That is greasing the butt of a fat pig."Coals to Newcastle"

Audio Prep

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Monday night Irish Class, October 23, 2017

Rang Gaeilge, 23ú lá Mí Dheireadh Fómhair 2017

Seanfhocal

is fearr fuíoll an mhadaidh ná fuíoll an mhagaidh.Better the victim of a dog (bite) than the victim of mockery.
is fearr fuíoll fonóide ná fuíoll formáid.Better to be the butt of ridicule than the object of envy

Blade Runner – buaileann an tintreach faoi dhó

Saothar machnamhach, cumasach é Blade Runner 2049 a léiríonn ómós don chéad ghála ach a dhéanann a iomaire féin a threabhadh leis
buaileann an tintreach faoi dhó<lightning strikes twice
Saothar machnamhachthoughtful/reflective work
cumasachtalented
dhá mhíle daichead a naoi1049
a léiríonn ómós don chéad ghálathat shows tribute to the first installmentgála "installment"
iomaireridge
treabhadhplowing
dhéanann a iomaire féin a threabhadh leisplowing its own ridge
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Monday night Irish Class, October 16, 2017

Rang Gaeilge, 16ú lá Mí Dheireadh Fómhair 2017

Seanfhocal

Trácht ar an diabhal agus taispeánfaidh sé é féin.Mention the devil and he shows himself.
comhairleadvicef
measopinion, judgement, respect
cóirjust
Comhairle charad gan a hiarraidh ní bhfuair sí ariamh an meas ba chóir di. Friendly advice without asking never gets the respect it deservesfem. , referback to comhairle

Identification Copula

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Monday night Irish Class, October 9, 2017

Rang Gaeilge, 9ú lá Mí Dheireadh Fómhair 2017

Seanfhocal

breitheamhjudgem
dallblind; blind person
Is olc an breitheamh ar dhatanna dall."The blind person is a poor judge of colors"
gráinnegrain
pónairebean
Tá a fhios aige cá mhéad gráinne pónaire a dhéanann cúig/He knows that 2 + 2 = 4."He knows how many beans make five."

Past Copula

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Monday night Irish Class, October 2, 2017

Rang Gaeilge, 2ú lá Mí Dheireadh Fómhair 2017

Seanfhocal

Níor tháinig fear na headrána saor ariamh.Mediation is never free"A man never came to mediation freely." Might expect Thomhaisfeá
fear an eadarscáin[older form
eadráinmediation, conciliationf
Thomhasfá uibheacha san áit a bhfeicfeá blaoscanna.Where there's smoke there's fire Lit. "You would guess [there are] eggs in the place where you would see shells."
tomhaismeasure, weigh, estimate, guessMight expect cond. Thomhaisfeá

Tomhas "Riddle"

Cad is ainm an octapus gan airgead?
Bochtapus!


‘Dá mba scuab ghruaige mé, cá ngabhfainn i bhfolach?’

Tá barúil ag ár gcolúnaí go bhfuil poll draíochta sa teach a dtiteann rudaí síos ann
Dá mba scuab ghruaige méIf I had a hair brush
cá ngabhfainn i bhfolach?where would it hide?
Tá barúil ag ár gcolúnaí go bhfuil poll draíochta sa teach a dtiteann rudaí síos ann Our columnist has the opinion that there is a magic hole where things fall down
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Monday night Irish Class, September 25, 2017

Rang Gaeilge, 25ú lá Mí na Mheán Fómhair 2017

Seanfhocal

Tabhair do ghrá dod mhnaoi, is do rún dod mháthair.Give your love to your wife and your secret to your mother. mhnaoi: dative of bean
doddo [preposition} + do [possessive]
Is troime a bhagairt ná a bhuille. His bark is worse than his bite."Is heavier his threat than his blow,"

Fiche Ceisteanna "20 questions"

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Monday night Irish Class, September 11, 2017

Rang Gaeilge, 11ú lá Mí na Mheán Fómhair 2017

Seanfhocal

Obair gan sos gan scíth, Inchinn mhaol gan bhrí.Work without rest dulls the brain
I ndiaidh a aimhlis a fheictear a leas don Éireannach.After the harm the good is seem by the Irish person

Ba [Copula cond.]thairbhí duit teanga eile seachas an Ghaeilge? Seafóid, a deir Antonella Sorace…

Ba thairbhí duit teanga eile seachas an Ghaeilge?Would it be beneficial for you to learn a language other than Irish?
SeafóidNonsense
Labhair Tuairisc.ie le Antonella Sorace bunaitheoir Bilingualism Matters faoina ‘smaointe contúirteacha’ faoin dátheangachas
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Monday night Irish Class, August 28, 2017

Rang Gaeilge, 28ú lá Mí na Lúnasa 2017

Seanfhocal

Is fearr mac le himirt ná mac le hólBetter a son who gambles than one who drinks.imir "play" means "plays games of chance" here
laochhero
in aiscefor nothing
Faightear gach laoch in aisceAge conquers all.
greannmharfunny, humorous
Ní minic a bhíos bocht greannmharNobody finds a poor person humorous

Iasc nua-aimsithe ainmnithe as amhránaí Gaeltachta

Iasc nua-aimsithe ainmnithe as amhránaí GaeltachtaNewly found fish named after Gaeltacht singer
Ainmníodh Leporinus enyae as an amhránaí clúiteach Gaeltachta Enya, as Gaoth Dobhair, toisc gur in abhainn an Orinoco, teideal amhráin dá cuid, a fuarthas é
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