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by faoileag
Thu Oct 26, 2017 1:25 am
Forum: Ceòl, Leabhraichean is na h-Ealain / Music, Books and the Arts
Topic: Are there any films made in Gàidhlig language?
Replies: 13
Views: 2887

Are there any films made in Gàidhlig language?

If you don't mind watching soaps for the good of your Gaelic, you can find episodes of two soaps, Machair (older) and Bannan (recent and current) on YouTube. There is also a Gaelic Short Film competition every year, FilmG (varying quality) - earlier entries here: http://filmg.co.uk/en/films/filmg201...
by faoileag
Tue Oct 17, 2017 1:03 am
Forum: Cuir nan aithne / Introductions
Topic: Fàilte dhan fhòram / Welcome to the forum
Replies: 319
Views: 76716

Fàilte dhan fhòram / Welcome to the forum

Fàilte, a Ghreum66! Great that you're finding your way back to what you had in your early years. :D And that's a good reminder, about native-speakers not always being very confident with reading and writing - that does indeed make them understandably wary of eager learners, as some on here have note...
by faoileag
Fri Oct 13, 2017 12:31 am
Forum: Ceòl, Leabhraichean is na h-Ealain / Music, Books and the Arts
Topic: Celtic Colours livestream
Replies: 0
Views: 757

Celtic Colours livestream

Bidh Fèis Celtic Colours ann an Ceap Breatainn, Alba Nuadh, Canada, a' craoladh aon chuirm-chiùil beò gach feasgar. Rud beag anmoch air an taobh seo den Chuan Sìar, ach is fhiache e e.... aig mu 11.30 feasgar. :-) Tha Ìmar ann a-nochjd, is luchd-chiùil Albannach eile, mar theaghlach MhicEanraig. htt...
by faoileag
Thu Oct 12, 2017 11:51 pm
Forum: Cuir nan aithne / Introductions
Topic: Fàilte dhan fhòram / Welcome to the forum
Replies: 319
Views: 76716

Fàilte dhan fhòram / Welcome to the forum

Fàilte, a Sheumais! :-)

Tha sinn toilichte d' fhaicinn an seo. :-)

Nach sgrìobh thu rudeigin anns na fòraman? :-)

We're happy to see you here. Won't you write something in the forums?
by faoileag
Thu Oct 12, 2017 12:14 am
Forum: Cuir nan aithne / Introductions
Topic: Halo a' chàirdean
Replies: 2
Views: 666

Halo a' chàirdean

Fàilte, Pierre! :D Nach math gu bheil thu ag ionnsachadh Gàidhlig agus gu bheil do chuid cloinne san sgoil Ghàidhlig cuideachd. Tha iomadh cothrom ionnsachaidh agus cleachdaidh ri fhaighinn ann an Dùn Èideann, le tachartasan agus cùrsaichean sa bhaile agus aig an Oilthigh, ach bhiomaid glè thoilicht...
by faoileag
Mon Sep 18, 2017 10:48 pm
Forum: Gràmar, Fuaimean is Gnàths / Grammar, Sounds and Expressions
Topic: How to find out the verbal noun form of a verb from the dictionary/imperative form? I'm trying to learn all verb tenses
Replies: 11
Views: 1032

How to find out the verbal noun form of a verb from the dictionary/imperative form? I'm trying to learn all verb tenses

Verbal nouns ARE listed in both LearnGaelicDict and in Am Faclair Beag (and in virtually all other dictionaries too, immediately after the command/stem form). In LearnGaelic, you have to click on the drop-down menu (double arrow) after each word to get the other forms of that word, incl. the verbal ...
by faoileag
Sat Jul 29, 2017 12:24 am
Forum: Gràmar, Fuaimean is Gnàths / Grammar, Sounds and Expressions
Topic: Spelling a surname in Gaelic?
Replies: 8
Views: 1063

Spelling a surname in Gaelic?

In case this helps: Surname Database: Dinwoodie Last Name Origin http://www.surnamedb.com/Surname/Dinwoodie This is a Scottish name of territorial origin from the lands or barony of Dinwoodie in the parish of Applegarth, in Dumfriesshire. The original etymology of the place name is uncertain, possib...
by faoileag
Fri Jul 21, 2017 10:52 pm
Forum: Cuir nan aithne / Introductions
Topic: 'S mise YùKa agus tha mi às an t-Seapan
Replies: 3
Views: 899

'S mise YùKa agus tha mi às an t-Seapan

Fàilte bhuamsa cuideachd! :D

Welcome from me too!
by faoileag
Tue Jul 04, 2017 11:47 pm
Forum: Gràmar, Fuaimean is Gnàths / Grammar, Sounds and Expressions
Topic: mo ceart-leth
Replies: 3
Views: 521

mo ceart-leth

Consult Am Faclair Beag (dictionary) for meaning - make your own mind up how relevant it is. It's not a common expression or concept (but then neither is soulmate). http://www.faclair.com/ One important point, though: the word "mo" (my) lenites the next word, i.e. adds the letter H after c...
by faoileag
Tue Jun 27, 2017 2:25 am
Forum: Gràmar, Fuaimean is Gnàths / Grammar, Sounds and Expressions
Topic: Nouns of uncertain gender
Replies: 21
Views: 1750

Nouns of uncertain gender

That's fair, and logical.

I am a 'feminine' uiread-user, as that's what my instincts/maybe residual memories take me to, but the broad/slender thing is what I generally go for in cases of doubt.
by faoileag
Mon Jun 26, 2017 1:28 am
Forum: Gràmar, Fuaimean is Gnàths / Grammar, Sounds and Expressions
Topic: Nouns of uncertain gender
Replies: 21
Views: 1750

Nouns of uncertain gender

What about uiread?

AFB and Colin Mark say masc.
Essential Gaelic says fem.

Usage seems to veer more to the fem., even in the examples give by by AFB and CM.

an uiread de... / na h-uiread de...

(and I realise that some 'an' are 'their', but not all)
by faoileag
Tue Jun 06, 2017 1:36 am
Forum: Gràmar, Fuaimean is Gnàths / Grammar, Sounds and Expressions
Topic: Leniting M at the beginning of an initialism
Replies: 6
Views: 490

Leniting M at the beginning of an initialism

In writing at least... can't overcome my trained instincts! 8-)
by faoileag
Mon Jun 05, 2017 1:26 am
Forum: Gràmar, Fuaimean is Gnàths / Grammar, Sounds and Expressions
Topic: Leniting M at the beginning of an initialism
Replies: 6
Views: 490

Leniting M at the beginning of an initialism

As there is an 'of' in the title, there would be no first article in Gaelic (Genitive chain rule: only last noun in phrase can have article and be in Genitive), so regardless of the presence or absence of the initial article in English, it would probably have none in Gaelic. Having said that, I'd pr...