An Nollaig - Irish Language Christmas
Videos, ebook, lessons and articles with Irish language audio and phonetics on traditional and modern Christmas in Ireland
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Let’s learn how to say nativity scene in Irish and also the names for figurines commonly found in a nativity scene. The Irish for nativity scene, or a crib as it’s also known as, is mainséar /mawn-shayr/. Another term for it is beithilín /beh-hel-een/ which comes from Beithil /Beh-hel/, the Irish for Bethlehem. A figurine
Fáilte isteach. Here is one free lesson by Bitesize Irish. To try more lessons are your own pace, sign up for free Taster membership. There you go, I have just wished you a merry Christmas in the Irish language. The “dhuit” literally translates to “to you”. It’s like we’re wishing a happy Christmas ‘towards you’.
Maybe you’ve already read about the Traditional Irish Christmas. But how about the members of the Bitesize Irish team? Even though we were all born and raised in Ireland, we have a few Christmas stories of our own. Here are just a few of our most beautiful Irish Christmas memories. Eoin – Bitesize Irish founder
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QP7Cz4LZKnc Christmas is an amazing time of the year and it gives us the chance to reflect on what we have done. Even more, Christmas should be about spending time with family, respecting your family’s holiday traditions, and try to plan for next year. Every country has its Christmas traditions that may or may not
Some people see the Winter holidays as the perfect opportunity to buy gifts for their loved ones, others just focus on having a traditional Christmas. Remember the joy you felt when Santa Clause brought you the Christmas presents? We also have more Christmas in the Irish language.
Winter holidays are such a great time of the year. We have the opportunity to spend quality time with family & friends, to make people happy through gifts, and to reflect on the past year – making it easier to improve in the new one.
Irish people don’t really have a “white Christmas” since Ireland’s weather is a bit special, but even so, we really get into the holiday spirit and enjoy our traditional Irish Christmas. We like to think that the Happy Christmas in Ireland is a bit different than what you see in other parts of the world
Did you know that many elves who usually help Santa Clause to bring you gifts on Christmas actually work at Bitesize also? While we can’t tell you their names and positions, we can let you know that they have a little surprise for the Bitesize community. Want to know more about Santa’s little helpers who
Every country has its special Holiday season traditions and Ireland isn’t an exception. While some other places focus on buying gifts or partying on Christmas’ Eve, the Irish Christmas is all about tradition and family.
Eoin reads out the poem by Patrick Kavanagh, “A Christmas Childhood”. It rings of simple Irish Christmases. This Christmas poem isn’t in Irish Gaelic, but surely it’s just the thing to hear as we reach Christmas, the time when we reconnect with friends and family.
Nollaig Shona Daoibh (NULL-eg HUH-uh DEE-iv)! Happy Christmas to You All! The Christmas Day is coming really fast (Lá Nollag – Law NULL-ug), and we figured we’d celebrate by giving you some Christmas-related words and phrases to liven up your celebration! We also decided to make this post a little earlier in the week than usual,
In my last post — Irish Christmas Carols – Part 1 — I gave you a couple of Irish Christmas/winter songs based on the familiar American carols “Jingle Bells” and “Away in a Manger.” In this post, we’ll look at a couple of traditional Irish Christmas carols: songs that are native to Ireland, and that
The happy holiday of Christmas is right around the corner! If you’ve been following this blog, you know that I’m a big advocate of singing as an aid to learning. Why don’t we have some fun and learn a couple of Irish Christmas carols, appropriate to the season?
I know what you’re thinking: “Audrey, there’s still a few weeks until Christmas. Are you writing about Christmas already?” Well, musicians (and their long-suffering families) get started on Christmas a whole lot earlier than the rest of the world (think September…sometimes August). But my poor family does have one advantage: A large part of my
Here’s how to say Happy Christmas in Irish. But be careful! This Irish expression is specifically when you are wishing one person a merry Christmas in Irish. Saying Merry/ Happy Christmas in Irish to more than one person The Irish language distinguishes between “you” to one person and “you” to more than one person. So
Nollaig shona dhuit! (Happy Christmas!/Merry Christmas!)Pronounce it something like /Null-eg hunna ghwitch/ There you go, I have just wished you a happy Christmas. Do you prefer to hear that being said? Take our Christmas Irish lesson. Bitesize Irish members have access to this full lesson, with pronunciation recordings. Check out all our Nollaig / Christmas resouces for the