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by Nagikami
Mon Jan 30, 2012 10:16 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: One sentence in the languages you know
Replies: 37
Views: 11110

Re: One sentence in the languages you know

"Cathain a thiocfaidh tú go dtí an Ghearmáin?" should be the Irish, I think
by Nagikami
Thu Jul 21, 2011 12:16 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Sentence construction challenge
Replies: 33
Views: 5018

Re: Sentance construction challenge

This seems like it could be fun... Here goes:

A god walked to his pony.

xx xxxxx xxx xxxxx xxxx.
by Nagikami
Wed Jul 20, 2011 10:33 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Every male/female word
Replies: 44
Views: 19064

Re: Every male/female word

Incubus/Succubus Centaur/Centauride Ogre/Ogress Satyr/Nymph? witches and wizards (from harry potter) Actually a male witch is a warlock I'm not sure if there's a word for a female wizard... Anyhow back to the real world... Do different words for the same game count: Hurling/Camogie, an Irish game wh...
by Nagikami
Wed Jun 22, 2011 2:31 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Confusing Slang
Replies: 212
Views: 34196

Re: Confusing Slang

I've never actually been to Ireland, but I know a couple: "the jacks" meaning toilets, and "knacker" to mean run down or dodgy, as in "a really knacker area". Actually "knacker" refers to a group of people ie the travelling community But it doesn't refer to a...
by Nagikami
Tue Jun 21, 2011 12:11 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Confusing Slang
Replies: 212
Views: 34196

Re: Confusing Slang

I live in Ireland and I actually only just found out recently that a lot of the words or phrases we use are actually slang Well maybe not slang but nobody else seems to use them For example I would say "I'm grand" for I'm fine or "being given out to" for being scolded We also use...
by Nagikami
Tue May 31, 2011 10:14 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: An experiment, if you don't mind.
Replies: 28
Views: 5156

Re: An experiment, if you don't mind.

Done

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