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Scottish Gaelic Skill:Spiritual is the 83rd skill on the Scottish Gaelic Duolingo course.

In the revised Duolingo format, Scottish Gaelic Skill:Spiritual is taught in Section 3: Traveler

Grammar Notes[]

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Lessons[]

Discuss beliefs

  • dèan ùrnaigh = pray
  • ag ùrnaigh = praying
  • a’ creidsinn = believing
  • a’ cosg = spending
  • a’ moladh = praising
  • feadhainn = people
  • creideamh = religion
  • Dia = God
  • ban-dia = goddess
  • diabhal = devil
  • croitearachd = crofting
  • nèamh = heaven
  • ifrinn = hell
  • abaid = abbey
  • Abaid Eilean Ì = Iona Abbey
  • aosmhor = ancient
  • sìthean = fairy mound
  • chànan = language
  • chultar = culture
  • an robh= were
  • feadhainn = some people
  • Tursachan Chalanais = the Callanish Stones (standing stones)
  • A’ Chàisg = Easter
  • chladh = cemetery
  • dìcheall = best
  • ar dìcheall = our best
  • dhìcheall = best (lenited)
  • mo dhìcheall = my best
  • sìthichean = fairies
  • thug = gave
  • Ìosa = Jesus
  • cunnartach = dangerous
  • a’ Bhìoball = the Bible
  • Crìosdaidh = Christian
  • sònraichte = special
  • Budach = Buddhist
  • Budaich = Buddhists
  • Iùdhach = Jew
  • mosg = mosque
  • bha iad nam falach = they were hidden
  • Muslamaich = Muslims
  • teampall = temple
  • peacadh = sin
  • uabhasach = terrible
  • Pàpa = Pope
  • Hionduthach = Hindu
  • Hionduthaich = Hindus
  • Caitligeach = Catholic
  • Caitligich = Catholics
  • Pròstanaich = Protestants 9noun)
  • Phròstanach = Protestant (verb)
  • rinn mi ùrnaigh = I prayed
  • bha mi ag ùrnaigh = I was praying
  • rinn am balach ùrnaigh = the boy prayed
  • creideamh ùr = a new religion
  • chunnaic mi Dia = I saw God
  • a bheil mi air nèamh = am I in heaven
  • nach eil Dia air nèamh = isn’t God in heaven
  • ’s e seann chreideamh a th’ ann = it is an old religion
  • dè an t-ainm a th’ air a’ bhan-dia = what is the goddess’s name
  • chan fhaigh thu marag-dhubh ann an ifrinn = you will not get black pudding in hell
  • tha Abaid Eilean Ì aosmhor = Iona Abbey is ancient
  • cho còir ris an òr = as good as gold
  • na suidh air sìthean = don’t sit on a fairy mound
  • mo chànan, mo chultar
  • a cànan = her language
  • an cànan = their language
  • a cultar= her culture
  • an cultar = their culture
  • an robh feadhainn ag ùrnaigh
  • bha iad cho còir ris an òr = they were as good as gold
  • cùm air falbh bhon t-sìthean = keep away from the fairy mound
  • an robh thu a’ riamh aig Tursachan Chalanais = were you ever at the Callanish Stones
  • bha feadhainn ag èisteachd ris an t-sagart = some people were listening to the priest
  • anns a’ chladh = in the cemetery
  • rinn mi mo dhìcheall = I did my best
  • nì mi mo dhìcheall = I will do my best
  • cha dèan mi mo dhìcheall = I will not do my best
  • tha na sìthichean olc = the fairies are evil
  • rinn sinn ar dìcheall = we did our best
  • bha uisge aig Ìosa = Jesus had water
  • rinn e fìon = He made wine
  • tha na sìthichean cunnartach = the fairies are dangerous
  • tha Ìosa anns a’ Bhìoball = Jesus is in the Bible
  • bha i cho sàmhach anns a’ chladh = it was so quiet in the cemetery
  • ’s e Crìosdaidh a bh’ ann = he was a Christian
  • ’s e Crìosdaidh a bh’ innte = she was a Christian
  • an e sìthichean a bh’ annta = were they fairies
  • nach eil a’ Chàisg sònraichte = isn’t Easter special
  • cuin a tha a’ Chàisg = when is Easter
  • cuin a tha a’ Chàisg am-bliadhna = when is Easter this year
  • cha dèan mi sin = I will not do that
  • ’s e Budach a th’ innte = she is a Buddhist
  • ’s e Budaich a th’ annta = they are Buddhists
  • bidh Muslamaich ag ùrnaigh = Muslims pray
  • bidh iad nam falach anns an àrd-eaglais = they were hidden in the cathedral
  • seann teampall = old temple
  • an dèan thu ùrnaigh = will you pray
  • an e Caitligeach a th’ anns a’ Phàpa = is the Pope a Catholic
  • tha Pròstanaich agus Caitligich gu math coltach = protestants, and Catholics are really similar
  • tha am Pàpa a’ fuireach anns an Ròimh = the Pope is living in Rome
  • tha na Hionduthaich anns an teampall = the Hindus are in the temple
  • an dèan sinn ùrnaigh anns an àrd-eaglais = will we pray in the cathedral
  • nach dèan thu marag-dhubh dhan mhinistear = won’t you make a black pudding for the minister?
  • nach dèan thu marag-dhubh dhan t-sagart = won’t you make a black pudding for the priest?
  • ’s e peacadh a th’ ann am marag-dhubh Shasannach = English black pudding is a sin

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