What is the Irish word for Colours?

The word for colour in Irish is dath (pl: dathanna). Related words include: dathaigh – to colour, dye, paint. dathannach – colourful, multicoloured.

What is the Celtic word for blue?

Celtic. The Welsh word glas is usually translated as “blue”; however, it can also refer, variously, to the color of the sea, of grass, or of silver (cf. Greek γλαυκός).

What are some cool Irish words?

16 Beautiful Words That Will Make You Fall in Love with the Irish Language

  • Fáilte – Welcome | © Culture Trip.
  • Abhainn – River | © Culture Trip.
  • Draíocht – Magic | © Culture Trip.
  • Aisling – Dream | © Culture Trip.
  • Suaimhneas – Peace | © Culture Trip.
  • Grá – Love | © Culture Trip.
  • Meala – Honey | © Culture Trip.

What is the national color of Ireland?

St Patrick’s blue is a name often mistakenly applied to several shades of blue associated with Ireland. The official colour of Ireland in heraldic terms is azure blue. The colour blue’s association with Saint Patrick dates from the 1780s, when it was adopted as the colour of the Anglo-Irish Order of St Patrick.

What is Mo chroi?

love of my heart (literal translation) my love, my darling.

What is Irish slang for girl?

“Cailín” means “girl” in the Irish language. A lot of Irish people still use this word even when speaking in English. The plural, “Cailíní,” is also commonly used, for example, “I’m meeting up with the cailíní later on.”

What are Irish words?

From leprechauns, langers and eejits to boycotts, donnybrooks and Tories

  • Shebeen. From the Irish “síbín”, this is the first of many words in this list related to general divilment and rúla búla.
  • Gubu.
  • Begrudgery.
  • Sap.
  • Craic.
  • Mot or moth.
  • Gob.
  • Hooligan.

What does blue symbolize in Ireland?

Ireland’s history with the colour blue is largely related to its colonial history, but there are older associations too – Flaitheas Éireann, the embodiment of Irish sovereignty in mythological times (a sort of Irish answer to Uncle Sam or Jack Bull), wore blue.

What’s the Irish word for puppy?

English–Irish Dictionary (de Bhaldraithe): puppy.