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by Droigheann
Sun May 07, 2017 11:56 pm
Forum: Gràmar, Fuaimean is Gnàths / Grammar, Sounds and Expressions
Topic: Earmuffs (ear defenders)
Replies: 5
Views: 1888

Earmuffs (ear defenders)

Lorg mi "earmuffs" air an eadar-theangachadh mar "mhùtanan-cluaise" , ach tha seo a' ciallachadh (mar a tha amharas orm) dìreach an seòrsa a chleachdas daoine airson an cluaisean a chumail blàth , no am faod seo cuideachd a bhith "calque" airson an t-seòrsa a dhìonas na cluaisean bho fharam ? Agus m...
by Droigheann
Fri May 05, 2017 3:27 pm
Forum: Dà-chànanach / Bilingual
Topic: Ciamar a tha an t-sìde / How's the weather?
Replies: 1130
Views: 208704

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

The e neulach, dùmhail, bruthainneach an-seo. B' fhearr leam nan sileadh e, eadhon nan dòrtadh e.

It's cloudy, overcast, sultry here. I'd prefer rain, even a downpour.
by Droigheann
Tue May 02, 2017 8:21 pm
Forum: Gràmar, Fuaimean is Gnàths / Grammar, Sounds and Expressions
Topic: Different plurals in different dictionaries
Replies: 4
Views: 1881

Different plurals in different dictionaries

22696 Pick one and stick with it, basically, as with the endings of verbal nouns (seasamh, seasadh, seasachd...), most speakers are aware that there is a LOT of variation and will accept various forms. That's the kind of advice/explanation a learner likes to hear. :priob: 22696 The only pattern I'v...
by Droigheann
Mon May 01, 2017 7:47 pm
Forum: Gràmar, Fuaimean is Gnàths / Grammar, Sounds and Expressions
Topic: Different plurals in different dictionaries
Replies: 4
Views: 1881

Different plurals in different dictionaries

From a different thread: 22611 [...] nouns ended up being masculine or feminine and in some cases (like muir), a bit of both. There is no hard and fast generally accepted rule [...] (i.e. there is NO reliable data to tell you if bùth is masc or fem in such and such an area, mostly if you ask people ...
by Droigheann
Mon May 01, 2017 7:41 pm
Forum: Cuir nan aithne / Introductions
Topic: A' tilleadh
Replies: 1
Views: 4533

A' tilleadh

Halò a chàirdean! Bha mi air a' Ghàidhlig ionnsachadh (sa mhòr-chuid leam fhìn) airson ùine nach robh glè ghoirid, ach beagan bhliadhaichean air ais, thòisich mi air an Fraingis a dhèanamh. Feumaidh mi aideachadh gun robh mi a' dèanamh dearmad air mo chuid Ghàdhlig. Ge-tà, mhothaich mi o chionn grun...