School: Garbh Fhearáin

Location:
Na Garfráin, Co. na Gaillimhe
Teacher:
Nóra, Bean Uí Choinnigh
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  1. Irish words still retained in the district used by those speaking English.
    :
    1. brabach:
    He had "brabach" out of it.
    2. ciseán:
    She had a ciseán of eggs.
    3. meas:
    They had no "meas" on her.
    4. cíarán:
    Gather up the "cíaráns" (small turf
    5. builín: Bring a "builín" from the shop (loaf)
    6. A stór: A grádh, a chuid
    (terms of endearment)
    7. a mac, cailín:
    (like a good "mac" "colleen")
    8. ciste:
    they have the "ciste" saved up.
    9. "gortach"
    She is very gortach " (sparing)
    10. "óinseach"
    She is only an "óinseach"
    11. "amadán"
    He is the great "amadán"
    12. nois ár deirteá
    (When some interesting news is told
    13. "giobalach"
    She was very giobalach (ragged)
    14, "teallach"
    Sweep up the teallach
    15. "flaitheamhal" He is very "flaitheamhul"
    (generous)
    16. "caonach liath"
    There is "caonach liath" on it
    so long left up (mildew)
    17. cíaróg
    "kill that "cíaróg"
    18 scadán
    she bought some scadáns
    19 spailpín
    He is only a "spalpeen"
    (continues on next page)
    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    Topics
    1. seánra
      1. gluaiseanna (~227)
    Language
    English
    Collector
    Nóra Bean Uí Choinnigh
    Gender
    Female
    Occupation
    Teacher
    Address
    Na Garfráin, Co. na Gaillimhe