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by getracey
Fri Mar 27, 2020 3:00 pm
Forum: Dà-chànanach / Bilingual
Topic: Duolingo phrases :)
Replies: 9
Views: 6274

Re: Duolingo phrases :)

Tha gu dearbh, Gun Chleoc!
'tha mi a' goid bonaid agus IRN BRU'
'I am stealing a bonnet and IRN BRU'
Sounds like someone has drunk too much IRN BRU (also known as mad juice) already.
Tha mi ag òl cus😵
Actually, how would I say too much of something?
by getracey
Mon Feb 24, 2020 10:34 pm
Forum: Dà-chànanach / Bilingual
Topic: Duolingo phrases :)
Replies: 9
Views: 6274

Re: Duolingo phrases :)

Tha sibh ceart, faoileag You are right, faoileag. I wasn't meaning to disparage Duolino or anyone who has contributed to it, humour is a great tool to use. Trouble is whenever I see the phrase 'Mo thòn' I get Shane McGowan's voice stuck in my head for the next few hours or to use another duolingo ph...
by getracey
Sat Feb 22, 2020 9:34 pm
Forum: Dà-chànanach / Bilingual
Topic: Duolingo phrases :)
Replies: 9
Views: 6274

Re: Duolingo phrases :)

Seall, tha mo thòn reòite.
Look, my buttocks are frozen.
I can understand having frozen buttocks, especially 'ann an Alba' , but asking someone to look at them? Unless it's a doctor maybe.
by getracey
Mon Feb 10, 2020 11:24 pm
Forum: Dà-chànanach / Bilingual
Topic: Ciamar a tha an t-sìde / How's the weather?
Replies: 1130
Views: 187497

Re: Ciamar a tha an t-sìde / How's the weather?

Tapadh leibh Niall Beag, a diolch am eich ymateb tairieithog! I did hesitate before posting as I wasn't sure if gu leòr applied to both the wind and the rain. I was trying for some thing similar to a slightly ironic lt was windy and wet enough" however maybe I should stick to basics for now! In spok...
by getracey
Mon Feb 10, 2020 12:21 pm
Forum: Dà-chànanach / Bilingual
Topic: Ciamar a tha an t-sìde / How's the weather?
Replies: 1130
Views: 187497

Re: Ciamar a tha an t-sìde / How's the weather?

Bha i gaothach gu leòr agus fluich anns a' Chuimrigh a Tuath an-dé.

It was very windy and wet in North Wales yesterday.
by getracey
Thu Jan 23, 2020 1:27 pm
Forum: Dà-chànanach / Bilingual
Topic: Ciamar a tha an t-sìde / How's the weather?
Replies: 1130
Views: 187497

Re: Ciamar a tha an t-sìde / How's the weather?

Bha i gu math ceòthach an seo ann an Cuimrigh a tuath madainn an-diugh, ach tha i grianach a-nis.

It was foggy here in North Wales this morning, but it is sunny now.
by getracey
Thu Jan 16, 2020 10:05 am
Forum: Cuir nan aithne / Introductions
Topic: Halò, is mise Seanadh.
Replies: 4
Views: 4668

Re: Halò, is mise Seanadh.

Tapadh leibh/Diolch yn fawr. Chan eil mi Seanadh, is mise Seamas! Tha 'autocorrect' cho droil! I'm not a big fan òr grammer but Duolingo is leaving some gaps in my learning, such as when to use an,am or a'. Lenition is not a complete surprise to me, as I am a Welsh speaker, but it just appear on Duo...
by getracey
Sun Jan 12, 2020 8:03 pm
Forum: Cuir nan aithne / Introductions
Topic: Halò, is mise Seanadh.
Replies: 4
Views: 4668

Halò, is mise Seanadh.

Halò, is mise Seamas. Tha mi a fuireach ann an Cuimrigh, agus tha mi a' ionnsachadh Gàidhlig. Hello, I am James. I live in Wales and àm trying to learn Gaelic. I have made several on off attempts over the years, and am currently using the duolingo app. I know it is has recieved some criticism on her...