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How do I say uncle or aunt?

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Post May 11 2004, 22:32 PM
jrothwell
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Posts: 50
HOw do I say 'Uncle' or 'Aunt;? And if the name is 'Uncle Finvarra' or 'Aunt Oonagh' how do I say that correctly?
How would you say 'daughter'?

 
Post May 11 2004, 22:44 PM
RainGirl
Gaeilgeoir
 
Posts: 158
daughter=iníon

aunt=aintín

uncle=uncail

Uncail Finvarra Aintín Oonagh

RainGirl

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Micheáilín O'Dochartaigh
Student of Irish since 3/04

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Post May 11 2004, 22:44 PM
shamrok24
Gaeilgeoir
 
Posts: 347
Uncle - Uncail
Aunt - Aintín
Daughter - Iníon
Son - Mac
Scott

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Post May 11 2004, 22:48 PM
Murchadha
Laoch na nGael
 
Posts: 802
Uncle is Uncail (pronounced exactly the same)
Aunt is Aintín (pronounced /AN-cheen/)
Daughter is Iníon (pronounced /IN-ee-un/)

'Uncle Finvarra' = 'Uncail Finvarra'
'Aunt Oonagh' = 'Aintín Oonagh'

:wink:

Post May 11 2004, 22:52 PM
Deacon Gregory Kiley
Laoch na nGael
 
Posts: 1154
What about; father - athair, mother - máthair, grandfather - seanathair or athair mór, grandmother - seanmháthair or máthair mhór, great-grandfather - sinseanathair, greatgrandmother, sinseanmháthair, grandson - garmhac or ua, grandaughter, gariníon, first cousin - col ceathar, brother - dearthair, sister - deirfíur, niece - neacht, nephew - nia...

Post May 11 2004, 22:57 PM
RainGirl
Gaeilgeoir
 
Posts: 158
Sorry I missed the pronounciation my post! One track mind.

RainGirl
Micheáilín O'Dochartaigh
Student of Irish since 3/04

Go mbeannaí do chairde do bheatha mar a bheannaíonn siad do cheannsa!

Post May 12 2004, 0:28 AM
jrothwell
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Posts: 50
Thank you all so very much. And once agin I posted a topic that I meant to be a reply. I am kind of dippy with these forums. :D



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