Imatges de pÓgina

How are you

Air, upon.

Torrij go prab.

Begin instantly. Beag naċ mbion na hrle daoine Almost all young people are oga ingeall 4 mhacnaoir.

fond of play: Ta tu ro falsa.

You are very lazy. Gud ar 4 bain tu leis ? Why did you meddle with it ?' War ċeir re fior 4 4 cófra ? Did he send for his chest ? Ir liomra an teac morinn tall. That great house beyond is mine. Go de mur ca tu ?

? Thainic se asteac 4 an mball. He came in immediately. Ta re a brogur don ojoċe. It is near the night. Ba liom é, sul 4 ojol me é. It was mine, before I sold it. 14 gcloisoin na rgéula oo. When he heard the story. Druid cu feinastijañ dotiž. Shut thyself in thy house.

PREPOSITION. 1. The following prepositions aspirate the nouns that they govern; viz. (140)

Gan, without. De, of.

Joñrró, unto. Do, to.

War, like to. Fa, upon, &c.

O, ua, from. Faoj, Fujo, under.

Tre, trio, through. Fear, throughout. Um, uime, about; as,

Fud, among Ta re 4 oroċ fláinte. He is in bad health. Ir majo jad do caoinib ejle. They are good to other people. Ce be vioolacaíó fugamg o Whatever gift receive Dhia.

from God. 2. Un, in, and jar, after, eclipse their nouns; as, (141.) Bhi me a nDún, iar dteaċt I was in Down, after coming dunij o hAlbain.

from Scotland. * le, with o, from, and go, to, prefix h to vowels; as, riñe me rin le heagal, I did that through fear; cuajo re go heirin, he went to Ireland. (142.) 3. Chum, to.

Jar, after.
Deir, after.

Joñrujó, unto.
Fear, throughout. Reir, according.
Fud, among.

Timcjoll, about.
And all the expressions, formed by the union of nouns with pre-
positions, govern the genitive; as, (143.)
Indjag eiriše na gealaige. After the moon's rising.


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Air, upon.

Bhi me tiñ 4 Feao na hojoċe. I was sick during the night.
Chuaio ti a gcion a hoibre. She went to her work.
Reir tola De.

According to the will of God. Wa tig 4 riac na čuiñe. If his son comes for him.

4. Do, to, governs the dative ; and joir, between, the accusative; as, tabi an leabi oo na mnaib, give the book to the women.

5. All the other prepositions govern the ablative; Ag, at

le, leir, with.

War, like to, as. an, in.

0, ua, from. Ar, out of.

Or, above. Chuige, to.

Re, ris, to. D4, by.

Rome, before. De, of.

Seaca, by, in comparison with. Fa, upon, &c.

Thar, tairis, over. Faoj. Fuio, under.

Tre, trio, through. Gan, without.

Um, uime, about; as. Go gur, to. D'eirig me ug roime la. I rose an hour before day. Ni faran re ni 4 bić. It does not fit any thing. Nil morán daoine fásta le na There are not many people gcinearnaib.

satisfied with their fortunes. Ta 140 4 bujle fa na rat. They are enraged at his pros

perity. 6. Sometimes the government of the preposition is not observed, when gać, each, uile, all, or some such adjective comes before the substantive; as, cuajó fear le gać bean aca, a man went with every woman. (144.)


Sujó anaice an tsoluis. Sit near the light.
Seas os cuiñe an dorair. Stand opposite the door.
Nardar am anarc.

Do not come into my sight.
Na bi u mbajle món, no a Be not in a city or castle witb-

gcaisleán, gan bean air do out a woman to befriend you.

lejärgeul, Riñe me so le heagal. I did this for fear. Ceitre oroige air oomneaco Three feet in depth. Chuajó re fan mbaile. He went throughout or about

the town. Chuajó re cum an bajle. He went to the town. Chuajó Ti a gcoiñe mine. She went for meal.

A ndeiread na hoidċe. In the latter part of the night. Rača rise faoi Dhorinać. She will go before Sunday. Bejó ti pósda faoi ceañ She will be married before a bliadna.

year. Roire luide na hoidċe. Before night fall. War tinaoi a bjaó faoi léan As a woman who would be unvub.

der melancholy. Ta ri neamacfuineac air She is incapable of telling a bréug a inre.

lie. Bhi rrón cam air Gholl. Gaul had a crooked nose. War téaraib fear ag rinım Like the fingers of men playing teud.

harps. Ta rin do réir na firiñe. That is conformable to the

truth. Ir corruil le firíñe é. It is like the truth. Sgriobam air uairiö le solas I write sometimes by candle coindle.

light. Ir corruil le borga rnaoisin é. It is like a snuff-box. Bjon ri na cornaig ra teac She dwells in yonder great house.

mhór ud. Se rin a bealac go Baileat- That is the way to Dublin.

cliac. An bruil a fios agad ca air a Do you know whom I love ?

bfuil gean agam ? Ir jomos fear rajóbir gan There is many a rich man withruairneas.

out tranquility: Ir beag an rólár ran traogal. There is little pleasure in the

world. Ir le na natair é.

It is their father's. Ta beoir 4 dui ir Aguibre. There is beer in your house. Ni raibeamar a caint fod We were not speaking about

4tairse. Ni lem toil a por ri é. It was not with my will that she

married him. Ta macran arm aige.

He has a son in the army. Abair focal no vo con 46- Repeat a word or two of the ráin.

song. Amearg mac na sagairt. Among the sons of the priests. Do pescamairne anajajo De. We have sinned against

God. Do veana re riot a DT4016 4 He shall make peace concernpeačajo.

ing his sin. Thainic se go hAlbain. He came to Scotland.

your father.


1. The conjunctions agus, and no, or, na, than, and the like, have the same moods, and cases, after them that go before them ; as, aruil mar ata, agus bj, agus biar go brat, as it was and is, and shall be for ever; torac an lae agus na hoibre, the beginning of the day and of the work. (145.)

2. War as, 0, since, sul, before that, má, if, mur, if not, na, than, gur, that, and their compounds, aspirate; as, Račam leir ma cig re lin. Let us go with him, if he come

with us.


Fažaim bás o coñairc me do Let me die, since I have seen şnuir.

thy face. 3. Go, that, da, if, muna, if not, nać, that, and their compounds, eclipse, and prefix n to vowels; as, (146.) Deirim go dtainic re anall. I say that he came over. Uė naċ bruilio mo briatra O that my words were anoir rgriobča.

written. Wuna bfillead se uajm.



heard me. Ge gur buail me é.

Although that I struck bim. Ge go mbuailfiñ é.

Although I had struck him, Wuna dujucfaó aonduine na Unless some one would come cuiñe.

for him. Cluinim go bporfar bean aca. I heard that one of the women

will be married. D4 DGjura liñ fuireac. If we could stay. Cogáó Eoin rhoir agus Chuin The war uf Eoin the great, and céad cataig.

Conn of an hundred battles. Ni bfuaras blár bjó no diže. There was not a taste of meat or

drink found. Ar an abar rin fuigfió an Therefore shall a man leave his

Fear a atair, agus a riatt. father and his mother. Ir moj40 na ir feidir air. They are more than can be ean.

numbered. Wa ta nač bifuil mo tij mar Although my house be not so

rin ag Dia, gioeao do piñe with God, yet he hath made a re ceangal liomsa.

bond with me. Leo for teagargtar do rear- Moreover by them is thy serbrošancujo.

vant taught. D'eagal go bfuiğeo rib bár. Lest ye die.

Oir is tuis cóir a faghail. For

you have a right to get it. Joñar gur réunre a maišistir. So that he denied his master. Bjoc go bfuil tu sajobir. Although you be rich. Ge ta tu lajdir.

Notwithstanding you are strong.


1. The interjection 4, 0, requires the vocative; and aspirates the noun next to it; as, a Thiarna De, O Lord God. (147.)

1. Wairg, woe to, and the like, require the dative; as, mairg oujore a ouine vona, wo to you

wretched man. (148.) THE CONSTRUCTION OF INTERJECTIONS PROMISCUOUSLY EXEMPLIFIED. As Gruag nac bfuilim. Woe is me that I am not! Faraor! tamojo vle faoi cáin Alas! we are all subject to don éug.

death. Wairg oamra ! a bh mo horo. Wo to me! who was silent. Monuar, is cruaige do cinea- Alas, hard is your fate !

muin. Tar an so, a Sheamais. Come hither, James. eiro, eirt, mo leanab ! Hush, hush, my child ! Woléan gur

dimtig mo Alas that my friends are gone cairde uam!

from me! Uc ! uc ! ca truaige turar. Alas! alas ! what a sorrowful



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