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Forum: Language 25th August 2013, 23:05
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Posted By Steaphan
you could say: soillse na mara

you could say:

soillse na mara
Forum: Language 25th August 2013, 23:03
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Posted By Steaphan
ni's mo is nowadays written nas motha cha...

ni's mo is nowadays written nas motha

cha bhi bÓs ann nas motha - There will not be any death either

however, the meaning will hange if it leads onto another line in the poem which is not...
Forum: Language 25th August 2013, 23:01
Replies: 5
Views: 2,439
Posted By Steaphan
It can be transliterated into Gaelic if that is...

It can be transliterated into Gaelic if that is what you want.

For example, Wallace is Uallas.
Forum: Language 25th August 2013, 22:59
Replies: 1
Views: 2,088
Posted By Steaphan
Chan urrainn do dhuine sam bith seirbheis a...

Chan urrainn do dhuine sam bith seirbheis a dhŔanamh do dhÓ mhaighstir

[I]It is correct. As above.]
Forum: Language 7th February 2013, 01:44
Replies: 7
Views: 10,683
Posted By Steaphan
Gaelic lessons

Anyone wanting to learn Gaelic over SKYPE or via email, through lessons and / or reading pieces. Have a look here:

steaphris.wix.com/gaelic-lessons
Forum: Language 28th August 2012, 22:23
Replies: 2
Views: 1,875
Posted By Steaphan
Cha b┤urrainn dhuinn an-diugh a bhith e˛lach air...

Cha b┤urrainn dhuinn an-diugh a bhith e˛lach air an Óicheadh, a bha cho be˛ fhathast san d¨thaich againn sna laithean ud. Tha cuimhne agam fhathast air an latha a bha mi a' t˛iseachadh air GÓidhlig...
Forum: Language 28th August 2012, 22:17
Replies: 1
Views: 1,460
Posted By Steaphan
Still works fine.

Still works fine.
Forum: Language 14th August 2012, 17:26
Replies: 10
Views: 6,632
Posted By Steaphan
Hello BlackOrchid19 None of the translations...

Hello BlackOrchid19

None of the translations you have received so far are correct.

I would use a professional language agency if you are going to get a tattoo as it is rather permanent, isn't...
Forum: Language 12th July 2012, 15:51
Replies: 2
Views: 3,590
Posted By Steaphan
The "v" sound for this text is in the words ...

The "v" sound for this text is in the words

mhaighdean, bhÓn, bhig

Try here for courses:

The Gaelic Books Council...
Forum: Language 21st June 2012, 14:31
Replies: 7
Views: 6,197
Posted By Steaphan
Gaol - GrÓdh

I don't know about that...bit too technical for me.

However you can use both gaol and grÓdh to refer to all your loved ones. However you would use "grÓdh" for, say a casual date rather than...
Forum: Language 8th June 2012, 11:44
Replies: 3
Views: 2,679
Posted By Steaphan
Hello Sarah I am Scottish. I'm not sure how...

Hello Sarah

I am Scottish. I'm not sure how to describe my accent, but it's probably standard, east-coast.
Forum: Language 8th June 2012, 11:41
Replies: 7
Views: 6,197
Posted By Steaphan
love - grÓdh faith (religion) - creideamh ...

love - grÓdh
faith (religion) - creideamh
hope - d˛chas
family (relatives etc) - dl¨th-chÓirdean or just cÓirdean
Forum: Language 8th June 2012, 11:40
Replies: 1
Views: 1,596
Posted By Steaphan
Leig leat! is relax! in the sense of getting...

Leig leat! is relax! in the sense of getting someone to "calm down", or to take it easy.

For any translation, context is necessary though.

Depending on the context, "air do shocair" might be...
Forum: Language 8th June 2012, 11:38
Replies: 7
Views: 10,683
Posted By Steaphan
Learning Scottish Gaelic

Hello Seamus88

Have you learned any other languages?

I ask this as then you might know your best method of learning. You might be able to find a Gaelic language exchange partner on...
Forum: Language 17th March 2010, 01:27
Replies: 3
Views: 1,427
Posted By Steaphan
Translation Service

Thig be˛, gun chuimhne air d'aois.

or more literally

Thig be˛ agus/is dýochuimhnich d'aois.
Forum: Language 22nd February 2010, 02:45
Replies: 122
Views: 14,210
Posted By Steaphan
Mo chreach sa thÓinig... an robh Beurla air a...

Mo chreach sa thÓinig... an robh Beurla air a bristeadh a-steach fi¨ 's cho trÓth sin ann am Barraigh?
Forum: Language 22nd February 2010, 00:37
Replies: 122
Views: 14,210
Posted By Steaphan
Babz, WHat happened to your union jack flag...

Babz,

WHat happened to your union jack flag which you had as your profile image, when u first decided to 'moderate' this forum...(about 2 years ago, when I last posted)? Obviously a very...
Forum: Language 21st April 2008, 16:14
Replies: 26
Views: 4,847
Posted By Steaphan
Ueill, a Ranganaich. Tha e ceart, agus tha e...

Ueill, a Ranganaich. Tha e ceart, agus tha e cearr. Tha an gaeltacht a' crionadh air sgath cion obraichean agus cion daoine. Tha e cho samhach gun daoine nach eil. Mar sin, 's ann a chumas an...
Forum: Language 21st April 2008, 15:56
Replies: 17
Views: 2,427
Posted By Steaphan
Of course there were Celts. Celtic peoples are...

Of course there were Celts. Celtic peoples are named from the culture that has its origin in where Austria/Switzerland is now. La Tene culture. THe Goidelic (Manx, Irish, Scottish) and Brittonic...
Forum: Language 2nd April 2008, 01:25
Replies: 114
Views: 16,721
Posted By Steaphan
Ok, ok. My mistake. However, I didn't mean it...

Ok, ok. My mistake. However, I didn't mean it originated in Europe, just that it is spoken there.
Forum: Language 31st March 2008, 16:41
Replies: 114
Views: 16,721
Posted By Steaphan
Yes, I thought the oldest languages in Europe...

Yes, I thought the oldest languages in Europe were:

Hebrew
Latin
Welsh (from the Brythonic)
and possibly Basque, the Goidelic languages come after.
Forum: Language 29th March 2008, 02:45
Replies: 114
Views: 16,721
Posted By Steaphan
If you want to get a feel for how Scots Gaelic...

If you want to get a feel for how Scots Gaelic sounds, then just listen to the radio on the BBC website. BBC - Scotland - Alba (http://www.bbc.co.uk/scotland/alba)

There are various dialects of...
Forum: Language 28th March 2008, 14:14
Replies: 114
Views: 16,721
Posted By Steaphan
This information is not new, Andy.. Perhaps you...

This information is not new, Andy.. Perhaps you are just living in a time-warp as far as these pieces of evidence goes, but these sources are used by historians sympathetic to Scotland's heritage....
Forum: Language 26th March 2008, 01:25
Replies: 114
Views: 16,721
Posted By Steaphan
The first censuses were carried out in 1881, and...

The first censuses were carried out in 1881, and so Gaelic was long gone from Dumfries by then. In 1881 the percentage in Dumfries was 0.02. Neighbouring Galloway was Gaelic speaking until the 1700s....
Forum: Language 25th March 2008, 04:49
Replies: 114
Views: 16,721
Posted By Steaphan
Original reason for thread (Gaelic-speaking population)

Going back to the original reason for starting this thread. It is still the case that, in my opinion, the available reliable evidence points to there being a majority of Gaelic speakers in Scotland...
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