Irish Words - Irish Gaelic Sayings with Audio
The Irish language is indeed a living language, while it is far from the most dominant language in Ireland. However, as you travel through Ireland, you'll see Irish words almost everywhere, indicating the language's underlying influence. You'll see Irish written on road signs, which might be the most notable place. But you'll also see an Irish word here and there, in pubs, shop names, B&B names, and indeed the orignal version of placenames.
So, here we give you a very first taster of words in the Irish language. Enjoy the audio!
Kiss my ass!
|Munster||Póg mo thóin!||/pogue muh ho-in/|
|Ulster||Póg mo thóin!||/pogue muh ho-in/|
|Connacht||Póg mo thóin!||/pogue muh ho-in/|
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This phrase has appeared here before, but I received two complaints about is being a bit offensive. Finally I decided that I do appreciate any comment about this site, but in my mind this isn't too offensive to be included.
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My trousers are on fire!
|Munster||Tá mo bhríste trí thine!||/thaw muh vreesh-tah tree hin-ah/|
|Ulster||Tá mo bhríste trí thine!||/taw muh vrishta tree hin-ya/|
|Connacht||Tá mo bhríste trí thine!||/thaw muh vreesh-tah tree hin-ah/|
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Weird as this may sound, it was suggested by a visitor to this site.
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Go raibh maith agat
glan as a mheabhair
Shut your gob
Dún do chlab
Cad é sin?
Is mise, le meas
shut your mouth
dún do bheal
To hell with you!
Go hIfreann leat!
Irish language / Gaelic
Tá brón orm
Open the door
Oscail an doras
The big race
An rás mór
I don't know
Níl fhios agam
Is that it? Is that the case?
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