Let’s learn what lenition is! Here is another instalment in our grammar series. This series focuses on helping you crack the code of the basics of Irish Gaelic grammar. Lenition, also called aspiration, is known in Irish as séimhiú: séimhiú /shay-voo/lenition, aspiration Its function is to make speaking easier and also to make sentences more
Our blog serves as regular motivation for you to speak the Irish language. Find posts about culture, videos where you find how to say certain phrases, and member interviews to tell you about their experience of learning the language.
In this video, you’ll learn a very common word which is often associated with Irish society – community. pobal /pub-ell/ community Now, let’s use the word in a sentence: Fáilte go dtí an Pobal/falw-cha go gee an pub-ell /Welcome to the Community Related posts: How To Say – “Bless You” in Irish Gaelic (VIDEO) How
In this video, you will learn a short lullaby poem. You could recite this poem to a child or loved one at bedtime, or simply repeat it to yourself when you’re heading to bed. This poem includes common words and phrases which you can reuse in everyday conversations. Also, Codail go sámh /kud-ell guh sawv/
This is just a little story from the County Kerry Gaeltacht, to keep you motivated in using the Irish language every day. I went campervanning on the Dingle Peninsula, with a good friend. We parked up, quite late in the evening. We had plans to go to the local pub-turned-brewery, after cooking up some food.
Our aim for you at Bitesize Irish is: Gaeilge GACH Lá. Irish EVERY Day. Even if you attend Irish language classes every week, it’s only when you make Irish part of your every day that you’ll move to becoming a speaker of it. It’s possible for you to move from being a “learner” of Irish,
In this video, you will learn a handy phrase to windup a conversation in Irish. This phrase could just be used as a pleasantry following an interaction in a shop or in a similar situation. Note that there two different versions of this phrase, one to use when speaking to one person, and another to
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