A chàirdean c̣ire,
Seo cuid bheag de dh'abairtean. 'S ḍcha gu bheil fhios agaibh orra; ma dh'fhaoite
gum bi iad as ùr dhuibh.
Here are a few phrases. Perhaps you know of them; perhaps they will be new to you.
Thug e an taigh air -- Took he the house on-him -- He made for the house.
Thoir do leabaidh ort! -- Take your bed on-you! -- Get to bed!
Thug i a' choille oirre. -- Took she the woods on-her -- She made for the woods
This also means that she went into hiding, and could have nothing at all to do
with the woods!
Tha Seumas fo 'n choille. -- Is James under the woods. -- James is in hiding.
(perhaps from the authorities, or from a lynch mob, or from angry
Thog e rithe. -- Lifted he on-her. -- He took to the road.
'S fheudar dhomh togail rithe -- I must lift to-her -- I have to go.
Tha mi 'n ḍchas gum bi iad feumail dhuibh......
I hope they'll be useful to you..........
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