Presentation on theme: "Irish-English Vocabulary Part 1 By Shane Richardson Balbriggan Community College."— Presentation transcript:
Irish-English Vocabulary Part 1 By Shane Richardson Balbriggan Community College
Hiberno-English In Ireland we have a unique dialect of English called Hiberno-English. It uses colloquialisms and so is different in all areas of the country.
EnglishIrish IdiotEejit This weather is awfulThis weather is brutal Flipping heckJaysus She had been drinkingShe had drink on her He was drunkHe was locked That group of idiotsThat shower
EnglishIrish Excuse me? Come er ta me (Come Here To Me) How are you?What's the story fella? I am really stressedI’m up to ninety, like. Damn!Feck it anyway! BateBeat up My car is broken downMy car is banjaxed
Common words and phrases
EnglishIrish Half termMid term Chippychipper Loaf of breadSliced pan ThingYoke Boxing daySt. Stephens day HolidaysHoliyers Oh wellAh sure Very tiredWrecked VeryFierce
EnglishIrish She kissed himShe shifted him How are you?What’s the craic? How are you today?How are you this weather? Father ChristmasSanty Great UncleGrand Uncle I found it very funnyI broke my heart laughing The policeThe guards CupboardPress The toiletThe jacks