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Date Posted: 03:53:23 03/30/04 Tue
Author: Ciarán
Author Host/IP: cache2-blfs.server.ntli.net / 62.254.32.5
Subject: Re: Help me with my sign?
In reply to: Finnegan 's message, "Help me with my sign?" on 11:34:34 03/05/04 Fri

>We're building a log house in the mountains, and with
>the surname "Finnegan" I'd like to make a sign with
>the house name in Gaelic as a surprise for my husband.
> What I'm looking for is something like, "House on a
>mountain," "House in the woods," or any variation on
>that theme. I need both correct spelling and a
>pronunciation guide. Can anyone help?


Sé do bheatha, a bhean Uí Fhionnagáin,
Thiocfadh leat ainm do fhear chéile a úsáid mar phairt d'ainm do theach úr,
mar shampla;

Hello, Mrs Finnegan,
You could use your husband's surname as part of the name you give your new house.
for example;

Cábán Uí Fhionnagáin...Finnegan's Cabin
Ailt Uí Fhionnagáin... Finnegan's Glen
Coillte Uí Fhionnagáin...Finnegan's Wood

Rud eile atá le feiceáil ar fud na tíre, nó ainmneacha na naomh
mar shampla;

Throughout the country you will see the names of saints used,
for examle;

Ard Mhuire......,.St. Mary's height/point
Cúan Phadráig....St. Patrick's Quay

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