Irish Vocabulary

Irish Vocabulary

If you're trying to learn Irish Vocabulary which is also called Gaelic, check our courses about vocabulary and expressions... to help you with your Irish grammar. Try to concentrate on the lesson and notice the pattern that occurs each time the word changes its place. Also don't forget to check the rest of our other lessons listed on Learn Irish. Enjoy the rest of the lesson!

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Irish Vocabulary

Learning the Irish Vocabulary is very important because its structure is used in every day conversation. The more you practice the subject, the closer you get to mastering the Irish language. But first we need to know what the role of Vocabulary is in the structure of the grammar in Irish.

Irish vocabulary is the set of words you should be familiar with. A vocabulary usually grows and evolves with age, and serves as a useful and fundamental tool for communication and acquiring knowledge. Here are some examples:

English VocabularyIrish Vocabulary
VocabularyStór focal
CountriesTíortha
AustraliaAn Astráil
CambodiaAn Chambóid
CanadaCeanada
ChinaAn tSín
EgyptAn Éigipt
EnglandSasana
FranceAn Fhrainc
GermanyAn Ghearmáin
GreeceAn Ghréig
IndiaAn India
IndonesiaAn Indinéis
ItalyAn Iodáil
JapanAn tSeapáin
MexicoMeicsiceo
MoroccoMaracó
PeruPeiriú
SpainAn Spáinn
ThailandAn Téalainn
USAStáit Aontaithe Mheiriceá
LanguagesTeangacha
ArabicAraibis
ChineseSínis
EnglishBéarla
FrenchFraincis
GermanGearmáinis
GreekGréigis
HebrewEabhrais
HindiHiondúis
ItalianIodáilis
JapaneseSeapáinis
KoreanCóiréis
LatinLaidin
RussianRúisis
SpanishSpáinnis
UrduUrdais
DaysLaethanta
MondayDé Luain
TuesdayDé Máirt
WednesdayDé Céadaoin
ThursdayDéardaoin
FridayDé hAoine
SaturdayDé Sathairn
SundayDé Domhnaigh
timeam
houruair an chloig
minutenóiméad
secondsoicind

List of Vocabulary in Irish

Below is a list of the vocabulary and expressions in Irish placed in a table. Memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Irish vocabulary.

English VocabularyIrish Vocabulary
different objectsrudaí éagsúla
artart
bankbanc
beachtrá
bookleabhar
by bicyclear rothar
by busar an mbus
by cari gcarr
by trainar an traein
cafecaife
countrytír
desertDesert
dictionaryFoclóir
earthcré
flowersbláthanna
footballpeile
forestforaoise
gamecluiche
gardengairdín
geographytíreolaíocht
historyStair
houseteach
islandoileán
lakeloch
libraryleabharlann
mathmath
moongealach
mountainsliabh
moviesscannáin
musicceol
oceanaigéan = ocean farraige = sea
officeoifig
on footde chois/ de shiúl cois
playerimreoir
riverabhainn
scienceeolaíocht
seafarraige
skyspéir
soccersacar
starsréaltaí
supermarketollmhargadh
swimming poollinn snámha
theateramharclann
treecrann
weatheraimsir
bad weatherdrochaimsir
cloudyscamallach
coldfuar
coolfionnuar
foggyceomhar
hotte
nice weatheraimsir bhreá
pouringag stealladh
rainbáisteach
rainingag cur báistí
snowsneachta
snowingag cur sneachta
iceoighear
sunnygrianmhar
windygaothmhar/gaothfar
springearrach
summersamhradh
autumnFómhar
wintergeimhreadh
peopledaoine
auntaintín
babyleanbh
brotherdeartháir
cousincol ceathrar
daughteriníon
dentistfiaclóir
doctordochtúir
fatherathair
grandfatherseanathair
grandmotherseanmháthair
husbandfear céile
mothermathair
nephewnia
nieceneacht
nursebanaltra
policemanpóilín
postmanfear an phoist
professorollamh
sonmac
teachermúinteoir
uncleuncail
wifebhean chéile

Vocabulary and expressions have a very important role in Irish, therefore they need very special attention. Once you're done with the Gaelic Vocabulary, you might want to check the rest of our Irish lessons here: Learn Irish. Don't forget to bookmark this page.


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