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a bheil: is/ are (questions)
a’ dol: going
a’ faicinn: seeing
ag iarraidh: wanting
ag ithe: eating
an diugh: today
aran: bread
àrd: tall
beag: small
blasta: tasty
brot: soup
caise: cheese
cait: where
dearg: red
donn: brown
e: he
tha: am/are
i: she
iad: they
iasg: fish
leisg: lazy
mi: I
sgith: tired
sinn: we
‘S toil leum: I like
teth: hot
toilichte: happy
trang: busy
ubhal: apple
ugh: egg

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  1. Carmen permalink
    January 3, 2013 10:13 pm

    Hi, I am a preschool teacher and I have a strange question I am hoping you can help me with. I have a child in my class named Ailbhe. I need to think of an object that starts with the same sound and letter of her name. We will draw the object and put it next to her name as an icon in our classroom. There is not really such an object-sound combo in English. For example, Ellie- Elephant is great for an E name in English, but elephant does’t work for Ailbhe because our A doesn’t say “e”. Can you please tell a good match in Gaelic? then we can just explain to the children that Ailbhe’s name is from a different name, Gaelic!
    Thanks for any suggestions you have!

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