Am I saying this right?

Ciamar a chanas mi.... / How do I say...
clarsach
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Am I saying this right?

Unread post by clarsach » Sun Jul 05, 2009 10:29 pm

A friend asked how to say "Always trust your gut."

I came up with Earbsa do caolanaich 's gach am.

How is that? Thanks.



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Unread post by neoni » Tue Jul 07, 2009 4:54 pm

this can't be translated literally man, it doesn't mean anything in gaelic

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Unread post by clarsach » Tue Jul 07, 2009 8:29 pm

Is there a way to express the equivalent thought? Trust yourself? Trust your instincts?

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Unread post by Seonaidh » Wed Jul 08, 2009 8:03 pm

What one needs, in this instance, is a Book of Sayings. I may be wrong, put I think Poor Alexander fae Australia may have such a thing.

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Unread post by AlasdairBochd » Thu Jul 09, 2009 1:08 am

'S leamsa leabhar mar sin gu dearbh. Rannsaichidh mi ann an nochd. (Tha mi aig m'obair an-dràsda)

I own such a book. I'll look it up tonight. (I'm at work at the moment)

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Unread post by AlasdairBochd » Fri Jul 10, 2009 12:30 am

Tha mi duilich ach chan eil rud ann leis an ciall.

Sorry but there's nothing in the book with this meaning.

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Unread post by faoileag » Fri Jul 10, 2009 1:36 am

Them we can safely invent a new one, e.g.

Earb à d' imfhios. (trust to your intuition)

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Unread post by clarsach » Fri Jul 10, 2009 3:30 am

Moran taing! :D

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