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The Eriskay Pony Society Comann Each nan Eilean Aug 3
The Eriskay pony is strong and sturdy ideally suited to the harsh environment of the Outer Hebrides
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M Lucy Kobayashi Aug 1
Scots Gaelic Challenge Day 1296 carbad na deathaich = a steam train, stèisean = station (in transport)
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LearnGaelicScot 21h
Facal an Latha | Word of the Day turadh | a dry spell Greis tioram eadar frasan uisge | The break in the clouds between showers or a spell of dry weather
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LearnGaelicScot Aug 2
Facal an Latha | Word of the Day eas | a waterfall Uisge, gu tric à abhainn, a bhios a' tuiteam a-nuas | Water, usually from a stream, which falls downwards (a waterfall)
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Scottish Book Store 40m
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LearnGaelicScot Jul 29
Facal an Latha | Word of the Day plubadaich | splashing Is e seo an fhuaim a nì thu ma bhios tu a' cluich le uisge | This is the noise you make when you play with water
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LearnGaelicScot Aug 3
Facal an Latha | Word of the Day Teaghlach na Grèine | The Solar System An t-ainm sònraichte a tha air na planaidean sna speuran | The name for the solar system, literally meaning the 'family of the sun'
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LearnGaelicScot Aug 1
Facal an Latha | Word of the Day An Lùnastal | August An t-ochdamh mìos den bhliadhna | The eighth month of the year
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Galson Estate Trust Jul 30
Tha sinn a' cur fàilte mhòr air Alex John gu sgioba UOG! Welcome to the UOG family, Alex John Morrison! ​Alex John joins the team for a year as Gaelic Development Officer, a post funded by UOG and .
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LearnGaelicScot Jul 31
Facal an Latha | Word of the Day aileag | hiccup Bidh an aileag ort ma nì thu tòrr gàireachdainn | You get these if you do lots of laughing
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Alex Mulholland 14h
Some examples of from placenames - Buachaille - A cowherd/herdsman/shepherd, as in Cnoc na Buachaille - Hill of the Herdsman Buidseach - Witch/sorcerer - as in Creag na Buidsich - Craig of the Witch But - A small farm. Possibly unique to Bute, appears in Scots
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🅖🅘🅞🅝🅐🅘🅡 Aug 2
Another from a van parked in our neighbourhood.
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M Lucy Kobayashi Jul 31
Scots Gaelic Challenge Day 1295 spàin-adhairce = horn spoon, fuineadh = (act of) baking, pigheann = pie/pastry/tart
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LearnGaelicScot Jul 30
Facal an Latha | Word of the Day m' eudail | my dear Ainm beag snog do chuideigin air a bheil do ghaol | A nice little name for someone you love
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Karen Elder Jul 29
Chan eil mocheirigh cho builleach dona... 🌤
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M Lucy Kobayashi Aug 2
Scots Gaelic Challenge Day 1297 leum-sgìthidh = ski jumping, snorgaladh = snorkelling
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Alex Mulholland 15h
Quite often we see translations for "Isle of Bute" in as Eilean Bhòid - which can be dodgy territory if the strac (accent) is missed out over the O. However, in the Firth of Clyde area this does not seem to have been the common name among speakers...
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Cllr Alison Dickie 23h
Profuse apologies to the community for my Gaelic (trying :/) but delighted to announce the young winners of the ⁦⁩ art competition to design bilingual signage for ⁦ Difficult choice, all brilliant. Failte, welcome to Edinburgh!
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M Lucy Kobayashi 21h
Scots Gaelic Challenge Day 1299 kiwi = kiwi fruit/kiwi (bird - genus Apteryx and family Apterygidae)
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Scottish Book Store 14h
A Guide to the Pronunciation of Gaelic Letters and Words
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