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Gaelic In Death - Irish Gaelic Quotes from the "In Death" SeriesEdit

A Ghrá
Pronounced - ah HRAW
Meaning - My Love
First Appears in Rapture in Death
Other mentions[1]
Audio - A Ghrá pronunciation from Forvo.com
Aingeal
Pronounced - ANG-uhl
Meaning - Angel
First Appears in Portrait in Death
Audio - Aingeal pronunciation from Forvo.com
Comhar
Pronounced - Koh-ar
Meaning - Mutual assistance or teamwork
First Appears in Indulgence in Death, pg. 5, when Roarke and Eve are driving through Ireland.
Conas tá; tú?
Pronounced - Koh-nas tAH too
Meaning - How are you
First Appears in Portrait in Death, pg. 102, when Roarke first meets Moira O'Bannion
Audio - Conas tá; tú pronunciation from Forvo.com
Dia dhuit (Dia duit - GEEah ditch in some areas of Ireland)
Pronounced - GEEah gwich or DEEah huit
Meaning - Hello (literally: God to you)
First Appears in Portrait in Death, pg. 102, when Roarke first meets Moira O'Bannion
Audio - Dia dhuit pronunciation from Forvo.com
Dóchas
Pronounced - DOH-khass
Meaning - Hope
Audio - Dóchas Pronounciation from Forvo.com
Fáilte
Pronounced - FWAL-cha
Meaning - Welcome
First Appears in Creation in Death, pg. 63. as a company owned by Roarke that manufactures bed linens (Fáilte)
Audio - Fáilte Pronounciation from Forvo.com
Fáilte abhaile
Pronounced - FWAL-cha a-WAL-ya
Meaning - Welcome home
First Appears in Indulgence in Death, pg. 6. Roarke's Aunt Sinead says it to Roarke and Eve when they arrive at the Lannigan's house in Ireland.
Audio - Fáilte Pronounciation from Forvo.com abhaile Pronounciation from Forvo.com
Feisigh do thoin fein!
Pronounced - FESH-ee duh hohn hayn
Loosely translated (by Roarke) - Fuck yourself in your own Ass!
First appears in Survivor in Death pg. 273
Garda
Pronounced - GARduh
Meaning - Police
Audio - Garda Pronounciation from Forvo.com
Liomsa
Pronounced - LUHM-suh
Meaning - Mine
First Appears in Rapture in Death
Audio - Liomsa Pronounciation from Forvo.com
Maith, go raibh maith agat
Pronounced - mah, go rov mah agat
Meaning - Good, thank you
First Appears in Portrait in Death, pg. 102, when Roarke first meets Moira O'Bannion
Audio - go raibh maith agat pronunciation from Forvo.com (NOTE: first "Maith" in that sentance is pronounced the same as the "maith" in "go raibh maith agat"
Sláinte
Pronounced - SLAWN-cha
Meaning - Health (used as a toast when drinking)
First Appears in Immortal in Death
Audio - Sláinte Pronunciation from Forvo.com
Tá bron orm
Pronounced - thaw brone or-um
Meaning - I'm Sorry
First Appears in Memory in Death pg. 57
Audio - Tá bron orm Pronunciation from Forvo.com
Tá cion agam ort
Pronounced - thaw kiuhn ag-gum ort
Meaning - I Love You (literally: I have affection for you)
First Appears in Born in Death
Audio - Tá cion agam ort Pronunciation from Forvo.com


ReferencesEdit

  1. Salvation in Death (ISBN 978-0-399-15522-2), p. 54

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