Surely not...?

Ciamar a chanas mi.... / How do I say...
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Surely not...?

Unread post by Níall Beag » Sun Feb 08, 2009 11:22 pm

[QUOTE=mygaelic.com]A bheil ùidh agad ann, tha? (Are you interested, yes?)[/quote]
It strikes me that that's both bad Gaelic and bad English. Am I right, yes? :roll:



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Unread post by faoileag » Mon Feb 09, 2009 1:12 am

All a question of register, a Nèill.

'S ann cool a tha e, tha? Nach eil? 8-)

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Unread post by akerbeltz » Mon Feb 09, 2009 12:23 pm

If it was cool, it would be "bheil ùidh..." not "a bheil" :P

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Unread post by An Gobaire » Mon Feb 09, 2009 2:34 pm

That's not cool. It's far too eloquent to be cool.

"'eil fhios a'd?" :priob:
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Unread post by Seonaidh » Mon Feb 09, 2009 8:00 pm

Wow - fionnar, a dhuine!

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Unread post by neoni » Mon Feb 09, 2009 11:56 pm

haha if it was cool it wouldn't be in gaelic

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Unread post by Stìophan » Tue Feb 10, 2009 11:30 am

Is there need to change the language to be cool?

Just because we have to mutilate the English language to be "cool" does not mean that we have to do the same to Gaelic!

The problem is making things "cool" involves thinking in English, while some speak Gaelic, they still think in English and thats where we get with "cool"!!!!!!

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Unread post by Níall Beag » Sun Feb 22, 2009 2:02 pm

Fear eile,
Ma tha thu a’ coimhead airson dreuchd no obair ùr,
"If you are watching on behalf of a new career or job"....

Watching what?

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Unread post by neoni » Sun Feb 22, 2009 2:06 pm

bu chòir dha "obrach ùir" a bhith an sin co-dhiù

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Unread post by Seonaidh » Sun Feb 22, 2009 3:33 pm

"coimhead air" - aidh, ach "coimhead airson"? Dè mu dheidhinn "lorg"? Tha mi 'n dòchas nach robh sin airson dreuchd le Bòrd na Gàidhlig...

Dè thuirt speuclairean Mhgr. X?

"Tha sinn a' coimhead airson Mgr. X"

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Unread post by Gràisg » Sun Feb 22, 2009 3:56 pm

Seo ceist a chuir cuideigin air Liosta B ann an 2002, bha mise a' lorg fregairt (a' coimhead airson :-) ) ach chan fhaca mi dad. Co-dhiù seo e:

Hello, a h-uile duine,

Tha ceist agam mu dheidhinn na abairtean (faclan) "sireadh" agus "coimhead
airson". Nuair a leughas mi "Litrichean do Luchd-Ionnsachaidh" le Ruairidh
Mac'IllEathain, chi mi gu cleachdaidh e "coimhead airson" seach "sireadh"
agus ni e gu math tric sin. 'S cinnteach gur e Beurlachas a th'ann a' chiad
abairt. Mar sin bu thoigh leam foighneachd bhuaibh de dhiubh a tha nas
cumanta am measg feadhainn aig a bheil Gaidhlig bhon tus?

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Unread post by An Gobaire » Sun Feb 22, 2009 5:17 pm

'S e "looking at" an ciall a th' air "coimhead air"

"coimhead airson".....'s dòcha gur h-e Beurlachas a th' ann....ach an-diugh air prògram Spòrs na Seachdain, chuala mi "a' tionndadh an corner" airson "piseach a ' tighinn orra" 's cha b' e neach-ionnsachaidh a bh' ann ach Gàidheal! Tha sin fada nas miosa!
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Unread post by neoni » Sun Feb 22, 2009 5:43 pm

dè tha "tionndadh an corner" a' ciallachadh? tha mi a' tuigsinn am fear gàidhlig

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Unread post by Coinneach Cìr » Sun Feb 22, 2009 9:46 pm

Tha "sireadh" nas fheàrr gun teagamh nuair a bhios tu a-mach air daoine a lorg obraichean.

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Unread post by An Gobaire » Mon Feb 23, 2009 4:06 am

dè tha "tionndadh an corner" a' ciallachadh? tha mi a' tuigsinn am fear gàidhlig
Anns an t-seagh cheart, b' e:- "Bha an sgioba ann an droch staid. Ach a-nis, tha iad "a' tionndadh an corner"!!!

Ann am Beurla, tha "they are turning the corner" a' ciallachadh "Tha cùisean a' fàs nas fheàrr dhaibh" , "Things are looking up" , mar gum biodh; coltach ri "light at the end of the tunnel".


Chan e gnàth-abairt Gàidhlig tha seo idir!
Dèan buil cheart de na fhuair thu!

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