Sunday, 7 December 2014

Common Irish Verbs and translations

 As part of my work with the 6th class pupil from the last post i also have a list of common irish verbs and meaning typed so I thought I might as well pop them up here too! :)

ceannaigh
To buy
oscail
To open
To be
ith
To eat
ól
To drink
rith
To run
léim
To jump
tar
To come
caith
To spend/wear/throw
Íoc
To pay
díol
To sell
Tuig
To understand
Léigh
To réad
Scríobh
To write
siúil
To walk
taispeáin
To show
éist
To listen
tóg
To take
scuab
To sweep
Tosaigh
To start
críochnaigh
To finish
Cabhraigh
To help



tabhair
To give
clois
To hear
inis
To tell
Abair
To say
Déan
To do/make
Téigh
To go
beir
To take
dún
To close
fág
To leave
Fán
To wait/stay
Cuir
To put
Úsáid
To use
bris
To break
nigh
To wash
glan
To clean
feic
To see
Féach
To look
imir
To play
Foghlaim
To learn
Labhair
To speak
Tarraing
To draw
Faigh
To get
 

Irish phrases for a Post Card (Mainly Junior Cert)

I was doing up some postcard notes for a 6th class pupil I do grinds with however they would be useful for Junior cert too so thought i would put them up here! Some phrases may even be hepful with for Leaving cert so here you go!

I have more complicated sentences I can put up which would actually be more useful for HL Junior cert or leaving cert. If anyone is interested in them I can type them up for you? These are just very basic sentences that I have here as it was for a 6th class pupil doing a scholarship exam!



Cárta phoist – Postcard


Conas atá tú – how are you?

Tá mé ar fheabhas – i am great

Tá mé ar mo laethanta saoirse i _____ - i am on my holidays in _____

Conas atá do chlann? – How is your family

Tá bórn orm nach scríobh mé le fada – i am sorry i havent written in a while

Bhí áthas orm do litir a fháil – i was happy to get your letter



An Áit – The place

Tá mé i ______ - I am in _____

Is áit álainn é – it is a lovely place

Tá a lán le déanamh – there is a lot to do

Tá a lán siopaí agus bialanna – there are a lot of shops and restaurants

Tá an trá go hiontach – the beach is great

 

Cá bhfuil tú ag fanacht? – where are you staying?

Tá mé ag fanacht in óstán – I am staying in a hotel

Tá mé ag fanacht in árasán – i am staying in an apartment

Tá mé ag campáil – i am camping

Tá an seomra an deas – the room is really nice

Tá mé ag fanacht i dteach mo chara – i am staying in my friends house

Tá an óstán in aice leis an trá – the hotel is beside the beach

Tá an óstán an-mhór – the hotel is very big
 



Cé atá leat? – who is with you?

Tá mo chairde liom – I with my friends

Tá mo mham liom – I am with my mam

Tá mo theaghlach/chlann liom – i am with my family 



An Aimsir  - The weather

Bhí an ghrian ag taitneamh inné  - The sun was shining yesterday

Tá an ghrian ag taithneamh go hard sa spéir  - the sun is shining high in the sky

Tá sé te – it is hot

Tá dath gréine agam – I have a sun tan

Tá an teocht ard inniu  - the temperature is high today

Tá mé cosúil le tráta – I look like a tomato

Níl aon scamall sa spéir  - there are no clouds in the sky

Tá sé ró-the – it is too hot

Tá an aimsir go hálainn  - the weather is lovely

Tá an aimsir go dona  - the weather is bad

Tá sé ag cur báistí  - it is raining

Tá sé ag stealladh báistí – it is lashing rain

Tá sé fliuch – it is wet

Tá sé fuar – it is cold

Tá sé ag cur sneachta – it is snowing

Tá sé ceomhar  - it is foggy

Bhí mé fliuch go craiceann  - I was soaked to the skin
 



Bia – Food

Tá an bia go hálainn – the food is lovely

Tá an bia uafásach – the food is horrible

Ithim i mbialann gach oíche – i eat in a restaurant every night

Tá sé an-bhlasta – it is very tasty

Is aoibheann liom ____ – i really like _____





Ag dul abhaile? Going home?

Beidh mé ag dul abhaile i dhá seachtain – I will be going home in two weeks

Beidh mé ag filleadh abhaile amárach – I will be returning home tomorrow

Tá mé anseo ar feadh cúig lá – I am here for 5 days

Feichfidh mé thú an seachtain seo chuigeann – i will see you next week




Cad atá tú ag déanamh? What are you doing?

Chuaigh mé ag siopadóireacht inné – i went shopping inné

Cheannaigh mé bronnantas duit - i bought you a present

Rachaidh mé go dtí an trá amárach – i will go to the beach tomorrow

Thug mé cuairt ar ____ - i visited _____

Bíonn mé ag snámh gach lá – i swim everyday

Is maith liom an linn snámha – i like the swimming pool 




Na daoine – The people

Tá na daoine an-chairdiúl – the people are very friendly

Tá a lán cairde nua agam – I have a lot of new friends

____ is ainm di - ____ is her name.

Tá sí ina cónaí i _______ - she lives in ______