Irish Class–Monday Night, June 16, 2008

Irish Class, June 16, 2008

Irish Class, June 16, 2008

The big news is that Nick is leaving us in August. He got a job out east. It has been a great year, and we will miss him. However, he is a new Ph.D. in History, and we have to be happy that he has a job in his field.

From Nick’s class
page
:

“….listen to a set of verbs and nouns that have an
initial mutation (usually lenition, but not always), recognize the root
word, and write down that root. “

thit mé tit fall, decline,
collapse
sheas sé seas stand, stop,
stay
ní fheicim feic see
phós sé pós marry
shiúil
siúil walk,
travel [verb]
an t-athair athair father
an t-im im butter
an t-iasc iasc fish m1
an t-uisce uisce water
mo bhuachaill buachaill boy m3
do bhean bean woman
an bhó cow
an
fhilíocht
filíocht poetry
an Fhrainc Frainc
an bhrón brón sorrow
m1
an
fhéile
féile festival
an tslí slí way,
road, direction
an tsaoire saoire feast, vacation
an tseachtain seachtain week
bhuail sé buail hit, strike
shocraigh sé socraigh settle, calm,
arrange
thosaigh sé tosaigh begin,
start
d’fhan sé fan wait,
stay
d’ith sé ith eat
d’éirigh
éirigh rise,
grow, become

From Nick’s class
page
:

“As you work on the list, it is also helpful to take a second
and think of why lenition (or an initial “t,” or a
“d”) is needed for each case. What grammatical rule
requires each mutation?”

Briathra

Athraigh na briathra sna habairtí seo:
(Put the verbs in parentheses below in the correct tense):

  1. (Imíonn siad) go Doire arú inné agus (fanann) siad ann ar feadh
    seachtaine.

    go Doire to Derry (the place)
    arú inné the day before yesterday
    arú amárach the day after tomorrow
    ar feadh throughout

    D’imigh siad go Doire arú inné agus d’fhan siad ann ar feadh
    seachtaine.
    (past for 2nd verb)

    D’imigh siad go Doire arú inné agus fanfaidh siad ann ar feadh
    seachtaine.
    (future for 2nd verb)

  2. (Ní bhíonn mé) róchinnte faoi thodhchaí fhoirean rugbaí
    na hÉireann mura stopaimid ag díbirt bainisteoirí.

    róchinnte too certain
    todhchaí future (f4)
    foireann team, crew, company, etc. (f2)
    mura if not, unless
    díbir drive out, banish, expel
    díbirt expulsion (f3)
    stop stop (v and n–m4)

    Ní bheidh mé róchinnte faoi thodhchaí fhoirean
    rugbaí na hÉireann mura stopaimid ag díbirt bainisteoirí.

  3. Bhí brón orm nuair a chuala mé nach (beidh mé) ábalta imirt sa chluiche.

    brón sorrow (m1)
    nuair when, considering that
    chuala mé I heard
    ábalta able
    imir play (v)
    cluiche game (m4)

    Bhí brón orm nuair a chuala mé nach mbeadh mé
    ábalta imirt sa chluiche.

  4. Chuala mé go (chuaigh) tú abhaile in am.

    Chuala mé I heard
    téigh p. chuaigh go [v irr]
    am time (m3)

    Chuala mé go ndeachaigh tú abhaile in am.

  5. B’éigean dúinn (fanann) le hEoin agus (ní chloiseann muid) focal uaidh.

    B’éigeanBa éigean (past tense copula)

    B’éigean dom I had to
    B’éigean dúinn We had to
    fan wait, stay, remain
    uaidh (ó) from him, pron. /wai/
    focal uaidh word from him
    clois/cluin hear (v irr)

    B’éigean dúinn fan le hEoin agus níor chuala muid focal uaidh.

  6. Bhí sé deacair (cuimhníonn) ar gach rud a (fhoghlaimíonn muid).

    deacair difficult
    cuimhnigh remember

    Bhí sé deacair cuimhnígh ar gach rud a d’fhoghlaim muid.

  7. EDIT: We got some corrections and explanations on the following three at the next class session.

    Táim ag (smaoiníonn) ar rothar nua a ceannaíonn.

    smaoinigh think, consider
    ceannaigh buy, purchase

    Táim ag smaoineamh ar rothar nua a ceannaíonn.

  8. D’iarr mé ar m’athair cabhair a (tugann) dom chun an tionscadal a (
    críochnaíonn).

    iarr ask, request
    tabhair (tugann) give (v irr)
    cabhair help
    chun to, towards
    tionscadal project

    D’iarr mé ar m’athair cabhair a thug dom chun an tionscadal a
    chríochnú.

  9. Sílimse go (feabhsaíonn) an saol in Éirinn nuair a (laghdaíonn)
    an saibhreas amach anseo.

    feabhsaigh improve, better
    nuair when, considering that, although
    laghdaigh lessen, decrease
    saibhreas riches, wealth

    Sílimse go bhfeabhsóidh an saol in Éirinn nuair a laghdóidh
    an saibhreas amach anseo.
    (future)

    Sílimse go bhfeabhsódh an saol in Éirinn nuair a laghdóidh
    an saibhreas amach anseo.
    (conditional)

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úinéir owner
teach lóistin lodging house, B & B
ceantar region
Foinse (the newspaper)
ceann de na chead cheisteanna one of the first questions
cuir f. cuirfidh put
cuid portion
fiosraigh inquire, investigate
go háirithe especially
másma is if (with copula)
cónai dwelling, residence
i gcónai always, still
cóngaraí nearest
abair vn say [v irr]
caill loss (f2)
de bharr because
comharsanacht neighborhood
cuidiú help, assistance
bheith in ann a rá be able to say
bealach road
tuig aut. tuigtear understand
páirc gnó business park
a bheas will be
lonnaigh stop, stay, settle
lonnaithe located
tarlaigh happen, occur
togra choice
Misc. vocab
francach rat
Francach a French person (n), French (a)

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