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"Samhain."

Translation:November.

September 12, 2014

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Eithne1121

Isn't the idea to translate the Irish to English? Why isn't the translation "Festival of November"?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SeanFogart4

Samhain in Irish means November. Hallowe'en is the e'en/eve of November, Oíche Shamhna, or of All Hallows (Lá na Naomh Uile) the Eve Oíche na Naomh Uile?


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

My favorite holiday


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

If Nollaig requires 'An' to become 'Christmas', does Samhain require 'An' to become 'The Festival of Samhain'?

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