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by Nicholas1
Wed Jun 14, 2017 10:08 am
Forum: Còmhradh coitcheann / Off-Topic
Topic: Is minic Gall maith
Replies: 4
Views: 365

Is minic Gall maith

Thanks again!
Nicholas
by Nicholas1
Fri Jun 09, 2017 10:22 am
Forum: Còmhradh coitcheann / Off-Topic
Topic: Is minic Gall maith
Replies: 4
Views: 365

Is minic Gall maith

Thank you!
Any more thoughts from the forum? I wondered if there is any similar expression already established in Gàidhlig.
Nicholas
by Nicholas1
Tue Jun 06, 2017 11:27 am
Forum: Còmhradh coitcheann / Off-Topic
Topic: Is minic Gall maith
Replies: 4
Views: 365

Is minic Gall maith

I'm told that the literal meaning of this expression in Irish is "foreigners often good". According to Patrick O'Brian's book "Desolation Island" it could mean "There is good to be found even in an Englishman". How would you say this in Gàidhlig? (Assuming you wanted to...
by Nicholas1
Tue Jun 06, 2017 11:15 am
Forum: Cuir nan aithne / Introductions
Topic: Nicholas - level zero
Replies: 0
Views: 117

Nicholas - level zero

Hello! Although I have a battered copy of MacAlpine's Pronouncing Gaelic Dictionary by the bed, which I enjoy dipping into (often with unexpected results) my level of Gaelic can fairly be described as zero at present. I'm about to launch an English-as-a-Foreign-Language school on the west coast of S...

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