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by GunChleoc
Thu Sep 06, 2018 5:29 pm
Forum: Gràmar, Fuaimean is Gnàths / Grammar, Sounds and Expressions
Topic: Modal verbs in Gàidhlig + forms of verb that follow them
Replies: 7
Views: 484

Modal verbs in Gàidhlig + forms of verb that follow them

This is more a matter of syntax than of the meaning being modal verbs in English - I guess most of the stuff you would express with a modal verb in English does fall into this category though.

Feumaidh mi seo a dhèanamh
Bu toigh leam seo a dhèanamh
Tha mi ag iarraidh seo a dhèanamh
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by GunChleoc
Fri Aug 31, 2018 12:57 pm
Forum: Iarrtasan Eadar-theangachaidh
Topic: Help with tr*nsl*t**n from English to Gaelic
Replies: 10
Views: 2717

Help with tr*nsl*t**n from English to Gaelic

"Greetings from Skye" is "Dùrachdan on Eilean Sgitheanach"
by GunChleoc
Wed Aug 29, 2018 7:18 pm
Forum: Iarrtasan Eadar-theangachaidh
Topic: Help with tr*nsl*t**n from English to Gaelic
Replies: 10
Views: 2717

Help with tr*nsl*t**n from English to Gaelic

How about you ask in the shops if they have any Gaelic-language greeting cards?
by GunChleoc
Fri Aug 24, 2018 10:35 am
Forum: Iarrtasan Eadar-theangachaidh
Topic: Need a tr*nsl*t**n please
Replies: 1
Views: 283

Need a tr*nsl*t**n please

It's listed in http://www.faclair.com/ so yes. You can trust that dictionary.
by GunChleoc
Sun Aug 19, 2018 1:03 pm
Forum: Cuir nan aithne / Introductions
Topic: Halo
Replies: 15
Views: 1408

Halo

Chan eil mi eòlach air an abairt Bheurla. A bheil thu a-mach air "deoch an dorais"?

I'm not familiar with the English phrase. Do you mean....?
by GunChleoc
Sun Aug 19, 2018 1:00 pm
Forum: Iarrtasan Eadar-theangachaidh
Topic: tr*nsl*t**n help required...
Replies: 3
Views: 513

tr*nsl*t**n help required...

That tr*nsl*t**n service is a bit on the expensive side to put it mildly - are you sure that that quote was for a single sentence? There are affordable ones available that will do a good job http://www.foramnagaidhlig.net/foram/viewtopic.php?f=14&t=1262 "Glacadh suas" does not mean &qu...
by GunChleoc
Thu Aug 16, 2018 8:08 am
Forum: Iarrtasan Eadar-theangachaidh
Topic: tr*nsl*t**n help required...
Replies: 3
Views: 513

tr*nsl*t**n help required...

"Èist ris an t-sàmhchair," is OK, the rest looks like a horrible Googlemangle. Be still = "bi sàmhach", or "bi fèitheil" I am having trouble finding an expression for "catch up" though - "gus an ruig d' anam thu"? You should also be aware that most o...
by GunChleoc
Mon Aug 13, 2018 8:01 am
Forum: Dà-chànanach / Bilingual
Topic: Ciamar a tha an t-sìde / How's the weather?
Replies: 1112
Views: 137692

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

Tha mi toilichte gu bheil mi ann an Alba far a bheil i nas fhionnaire!

I'm glad I'm in Scotland where it is cooler
by GunChleoc
Mon Aug 13, 2018 8:00 am
Forum: Gràmar, Fuaimean is Gnàths / Grammar, Sounds and Expressions
Topic: Ceistean
Replies: 95
Views: 13512

Ceistean

Chan eil spùt agam
by GunChleoc
Thu Aug 02, 2018 10:15 am
Forum: Cuir nan aithne / Introductions
Topic: Halò! 'S mise Leòmhann.
Replies: 11
Views: 926

Halò! 'S mise Leòmhann.

No, you repeat the verb in positive or negative form, including the tense. Just like in Portugese.

So, it's "tha" only if the quesion started with "a bheil" or "nach eil"
by GunChleoc
Thu Aug 02, 2018 10:14 am
Forum: Cuir nan aithne / Introductions
Topic: New member
Replies: 2
Views: 389

New member

Fàilte chridheil ort, a thrioblaid :lol:
by GunChleoc
Mon Jul 30, 2018 8:50 am
Forum: Cuir nan aithne / Introductions
Topic: Halò! 'S mise Leòmhann.
Replies: 11
Views: 926

Halò! 'S mise Leòmhann.

Falo, ach meirgeach sna làithean seo

I do, but rusty these days.

You now have an advantage in learning Gaelic over English speakers: For learning yes/no, think falo/não falo rather than sim/não.
by GunChleoc
Tue Jul 24, 2018 9:57 am
Forum: Dà-chànanach / Bilingual
Topic: A h-aon (#1) - Cò às a tha sibh?
Replies: 75
Views: 20812

A h-aon (#1) - Cò às a tha sibh?

ann an + na = anns na -> anns na h-Ainglean ;)
by GunChleoc
Tue Jul 24, 2018 9:56 am
Forum: Cuir nan aithne / Introductions
Topic: Halò! 'S mise Leòmhann.
Replies: 11
Views: 926

Halò! 'S mise Leòmhann.

Porreiro :)