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Phrase of the Day #171 September 12, 2007

Posted by Rambling Man in Ag foghlaim na Gaeilge, Say it like it is.
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“Ní hé lá na gaoithe lá na scolb.”

Pronunciation : Nee hay law na gwee-ha, law na skull-ub

Translation : A windy day is not the day to be fixing your thatch (roof).

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1. laurie - September 12, 2007

ins’t it interesting that the negative starts with N in so many diffrerent languages? i wonder why that is.

2. Rambling Man - September 12, 2007

speaking as an old linguistics major, i’d have to disagree …

http://www.elite.net/~runner/jennifers/no.htm

3. diddle daddle - March 25, 2008

ta me ag lorg deich mile punt. an feidir leat me a chabharu

4. Rambling Man - April 3, 2008

ten thousand pounds ?? i’d only have euros mate !


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