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"Tha Ruairidh spòrsail."

Translation:Ruairidh is fun.

February 25, 2020

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MargaretBo781581

Wouldnt this name be Rory in English


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/silmeth

I think Rory is among the accepted translations (if you do a typing exercise), so yes, it could be.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/DavidGress2

"Ruairidh is funny" is rejected as an answer, but Am Faclair Beag has the definition of "spòrsail" as "funny, jocose, sportful".


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/DaibhidhR

I don't use the word jocose very often and I haven't used the word sportful since 1911, when Dwelly gave this translation, copied by Am Faclair Beag.

I put sporty, which I regard as the modern equivalent of sportful and it didn't like that either.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/KennethBul4

Am Faclair Beag and LearnGaelic - Dictionary both spell the name Ruaraidh.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ionnsaiche

Yes, that’s one way to spell it, just like in English we have Kate, Ceit and Cait (and however else someone decides to spell it).

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