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23-07-2020, 10:53   #361
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How do you spell 'amlach' (clumsy/awkward) in Irish?
I've never seen the word written, only been on the receiving end of it from my mother
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23-07-2020, 11:44   #362
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How do you spell 'amlach' (clumsy/awkward) in Irish?
I've never seen the word written, only been on the receiving end of it from my mother
I've never seen it before, but it seems to be "amalach", which is a variant of "gamalach" (meaning silly).

https://www.teanglann.ie/en/fgb/amalach,+amalaíocht

https://www.teanglann.ie/en/fgb/gamalach



There is another word, "amscaí", which is more common for clumsiness/awkwardness.
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What word do they use in Irish for reliable?

Another word I am looking for is popular?

Popular for a place?

Eg. Killarney is popular
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What word do they use in Irish for reliable?

Another word I am looking for is popular?

Popular for a place?

Eg. Killarney is popular
reliable = iontaofa
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What word do they use in Irish for reliable?

Another word I am looking for is popular?

Popular for a place?

Eg. Killarney is popular
popular - coitianta
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10-08-2020, 17:40   #366
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popular - coitianta
Nach bhfuil sé "tá éileamh mór ar Chill Airne"

I always thought that Coitianta means more "common" or "widespread"
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Nach bhfuil sé "tá éileamh mór ar Chill Airne"

I always thought that Coitianta means more "common" or "widespread"
Hi Grudaire. It means a few things -- accustomed, common, ordinary, popular, usual, widespread - coitianta
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I'd go with "rogha choitianta" for a popular choice (e.g. Bíonn Cill Áirne ina rogha choitianta ag turasóirí i gcónaí).

The dictionary does have "coitianta" on its own, but as Grudaire said above, most people would assume other meanings from that word before realising it was supposed to mean popular.
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Hi guys. Is 'gleann álainn na laoi' the correct way to say, 'The Beautiful Lee Valley'? Thanks.
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My apologies, I "thanked" your post yesterday because you already had the translation correct yourself.
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My apologies, I "thanked" your post yesterday because you already had the translation correct yourself.
Ah, I see. Thanks IO. I appreciate it.
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