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by ItalianInSouthUist
Wed Jan 16, 2019 3:27 pm
Forum: Gràmar, Fuaimean is Gnàths / Grammar, Sounds and Expressions
Topic: Help me with a phrase, I know how to say it, I know the meaning, but i don’t know how to write it!
Replies: 4
Views: 507

Help me with a phrase, I know how to say it, I know the meaning, but i don’t know how to write it!

Since I moved here, all my colleagues say this phrase when they’ve done something, so I associate it with “that’s it!” or “all done!” Yesterday this phrase came out of my mouth too and it felt both natural and weird, as a language I’m so unfamiliar with is creeping into my normal day do day talk. I ...
by ItalianInSouthUist
Tue Sep 11, 2018 8:52 pm
Forum: Gràmar, Fuaimean is Gnàths / Grammar, Sounds and Expressions
Topic: Are we allowed to talk about swear words?
Replies: 4
Views: 511

Are we allowed to talk about swear words?

My colleagues have taught me what it means when our patients say something that sounds like “Tod kakh” and it’s supposed to mean “load of poop” but how do you write it and what is the correct meaning of it?
by ItalianInSouthUist
Thu Apr 19, 2018 4:35 am
Forum: Gràmar, Fuaimean is Gnàths / Grammar, Sounds and Expressions
Topic: Lenition of personal names
Replies: 21
Views: 3517

Lenition of personal names

Halò

How does it work with non Gaelic names?
How does my name Linda become when people address me in Gaelic?

Tapadh leibh.
by ItalianInSouthUist
Wed Apr 18, 2018 6:30 am
Forum: Cuir nan aithne / Introductions
Topic: Halò, is mise Linda.
Replies: 3
Views: 1492

Halò, is mise Linda.

Tapadh leat Faoileag for the explanation, I have corrected my mistakes. My grammar is very random because I wanted to start practicing straight away! I would have never guessed I should say “in the Italy” ! Tha mi às an Turin. I come from Turin. 23308 Tìoraidh an-dràsda! So, Tìoraidh is bye? I was a...
by ItalianInSouthUist
Tue Apr 17, 2018 10:08 pm
Forum: Cuir nan aithne / Introductions
Topic: Halò, is mise Linda.
Replies: 3
Views: 1492

Halò, is mise Linda.

Halò,
Is mise Linda. Tha mi às an Eadailt. Tha mi a’ fuireach ann an Uibhist a Deas.

I’ve been living here for a week only so that’s as much as I can say for now.
I hope I can learn very good Gaelic! I hope I wrote everything correctly.

Tapadh leibh!