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Where to: East

October 30, 2019
  • na falbh (nah FAHL ahv) don’t go away
  • an do dh’fhalbh e? (ahn doh ghahl uhv eh?) Did he go away?
  • an ear (ah NYARE) toward the east
  • dh’falbh e an ear (ghahl uhv eh ah NYARE) He went (headed off) toward the east

Note that falbh can (and often is) written fhalbh or thalla for go away.


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  1. paulmclem permalink
    October 31, 2019 11:05 am

    Past tense independent form of Falbh would always be Dh’fhalbh i.e. lenited. The Dh’ is applied to the lenited root (if it takes lenition) when you have a vowel or a vowel sound i.e. Dh’òl, Dh’ith, Dh’fhalbh, Dh’fhuirich but simply fhreagairt.

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