Monthly Archives: February 2017

Monday Night Irish Class, February 13, 2017

Irish Class, February 13, 2017

Rang Gaeilge, 13ú lá mí Feabhra 2017

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Seanfhocal

Más deas do dhuine a chóta is deise do dhuine a léine. If it is close (deas) to a person his coat, is closer to a person his shirt. “Blood is thicker than water.” Más+is (copula)
Cha troimide an loch an lacha,
Cha troimide an t-each an srian,
Cha troimide an chaora an olan,
Cha troimide an cholainn an chiall
The lake’s not heavier from the duck,
nor the horse from the bridle,

nor the sheep from the wool,
nor the body (person) for sense/understanding.
Cha= (Don.)
troimidetroime+de
Goidé = Cad é Don.

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Monday Night Irish Class, January 30, 2017

Irish Class, January 30, 2017

Rang Gaeilge, 30ú lá mí Eanáir 2017

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Seanfhocal

Níor dhún Dia doras riamh nár oscail sé ceann eile. God never closed a door without having opened another one. Note the past tense
Níl tuile dá mhéad nach dtránn. There’s no flood, however great, that doesn’t ebb. tráigh “ebb” (verb) ← trá “beach” (noun)

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