Dè tha thu a' dèanamh? / What are you doing?

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Re: Dè tha thu a' dèanamh? / What are you doing?

Unread postby *Alasdair* » Wed Jun 04, 2014 2:05 pm

Tha mis' ag ionnsachadh na Innis Tìleas an-dràsta. Chaidh mi ann an uiridh dà thuras agus chuir an cànan aca iongnadh orm - tha i cho inntinneach. Gu h-àraid an dòigh as am bithear a' cruthachadh facail ùra. Bhiodh e fìor mhath nan dèanadh sinn an aon rud le Gàidhlig!

I'm learning Icelandic. I went 2 times to Iceland last year and their language amazed me - it's so interesting. Especially the way in which they create new words. It would be great if we did the same with Gaelic



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Unread postby coempa » Wed Jun 04, 2014 3:55 pm

Tha Wymoming glè bhòidheach! Is toil leam Wymoning.

Wyoming is very beautiful. I love Wyoming.

I only spent a day in the badlands, and I enjoyed it greatly!
What Tarquin the Proud said in his garden with the poppy blooms was understood by the son but not by the messenger.

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Unread postby Màiri na Coille » Thu Jun 05, 2014 9:56 pm

Bha mise anns na "Badlands" (na Tìrean Dona, 's dòcha?), trì no dhà bliadhna air ais. Bha sinn a' dèanamh tadhal air Beann Rushmore nuair a bha sinn ann. Bha an aimsir uabhasach teth. Cuin' an robh thusa ann, a Chòseim?

I was in the Badlands two or three years ago. We visited Mount Rushmore while we were there. The weather was extremely hot. When were you there, Coiseam?

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Unread postby coempa » Fri Jun 06, 2014 1:44 am

Bha mi anns na Badlands dhà bliadhna air ais, tha mi a' smaointinn. Bha e uabhasach theth cuideachd. Faicaidh mi buabhallean.

I was in the badlands two years ago, I think. It was also very hot. I saw buffalo.

Also, I think it's an t-aimsir.
What Tarquin the Proud said in his garden with the poppy blooms was understood by the son but not by the messenger.

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Unread postby Màiri na Coille » Fri Jun 06, 2014 3:47 am

coempa wrote:
Also, I think it's an t-aimsir.


I thought so too, but just recently I was looking more into noun genders, and apparently nominative feminine nouns don't have an t- after all...? Just an. That's what all my books seem to say. Can someone confirm this?

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Unread postby *Alasdair* » Fri Jun 06, 2014 1:21 pm

Màiri na Coille wrote:
coempa wrote:
Also, I think it's an t-aimsir.


I thought so too, but just recently I was looking more into noun genders, and apparently nominative feminine nouns don't have an t- after all...? Just an. That's what all my books seem to say. Can someone confirm this?

weather = aimsir
the weather = an aimsir
of the weather = na h-aimsire

OR

weather = sìde
the weather = an t-sìde
of the weather = na sìde

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Unread postby coempa » Fri Jun 06, 2014 5:37 pm

I was wrong then, at least I learned something new.

I just ran 7 kilometers without pause, a victory if I may call it so.
I have set a goal for myself, to overcome my greatest limitation: sloth.
At the end of the following half year period I want to be able to run long distances with a burden of stones upon my back, shield and spear in hand and kilt around my waist (for warrior style).
What Tarquin the Proud said in his garden with the poppy blooms was understood by the son but not by the messenger.

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Unread postby Màiri na Coille » Fri Jun 06, 2014 8:34 pm

coempa wrote:At the end of the following half year period I want to be able to run long distances with a burden of stones upon my back, shield and spear in hand and kilt around my waist (for warrior style).


Fortan math dhut. :lol:

Good luck!

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Unread postby coempa » Sat Jun 07, 2014 11:38 pm

Tha mi aig an taigh mo chaomhnach aige, an-diugh. Bha mi a' dèanamh obair an-diugh, agus bha an taimsir glè mhath! Bha e glè ghrianach. Bidh mi a' dèanamh obair cuideachd a-màireach.

I am at my friend's house today. I have been working today, and the weather was very good! It was very sunny. I will do work tomorrow also.
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Unread postby Alasdair Fitheach » Tue Jun 10, 2014 4:00 pm

Gabhaidh mi dà chupa cofaidh gach madainn, so tha mi ag òl a chiad fear an-drasta. An déidh an darna fear, tha mi a' dol a dhol dhan oifis agam san leabharlann. / I have two cups of coffee every morning, so I'm drinking the first one now. After the second one, I'm going to go to my office in the library.

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Unread postby poor_mouse » Wed Jun 11, 2014 9:07 am

coempa wrote:Tha mi aig an taigh mo chaomhnach aige, an-diugh. Bha mi a' dèanamh obair an-diugh, agus bha an taimsir glè mhath! Bha e glè ghrianach. Bidh mi a' dèanamh obair cuideachd a-màireach.
Nach sgrìobh sibh sin sa Bheurla. Cha do thuig mi 'mo chaomhnach aige'.
Please, write this in English. I didn't understand ...
an t-aimsir
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Unread postby poor_mouse » Wed Jun 11, 2014 9:09 am

Alasdair Fitheach wrote:Gabhaidh mi dà chupa cofaidh gach madainn, so tha mi ag òl a chiad fear an-drasta.
so --> mar sin
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Unread postby coempa » Wed Jun 11, 2014 7:22 pm

I edited it, you probably did not understand because it was wrong.
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Unread postby poor_mouse » Wed Jun 11, 2014 8:46 pm

Tapadh leat!

Seadh, 's dòcha nach fheum tu 'aige' a chleachdadh an sin...

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Unread postby coempa » Thu Jun 12, 2014 1:43 pm

I can be called on the phone any minute with news of my graduation...


I have never been this nervous in my life
What Tarquin the Proud said in his garden with the poppy blooms was understood by the son but not by the messenger.