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"Na béir"

Translation:The bears

3 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/DappleHorse1839

Also a very important word.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/alibax
alibax
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Da Bears.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/kjcrosby

Naaaaa béir na béir na béir

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Ben789547

Is it weird that I read this with a Ditka accent in my head?

2 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/hec10tor
hec10tor
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Now you can cheer for your team in Irish and english!

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Fussenbother

marked wrong :(

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Sydsyd4397

the lions and the tigers! OH MY!

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AdaHayes

What is the singular of bears?

6 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/JamesCaulfield1

In Irish, it's "béar" (same as English, but with the fada over the "e").

5 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Warder9
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I thought it really odd that "bear" is the Irish for bear. Bear is only bear in the Germanic tongues, probably owing to a taboo against naming one. In PIE, bear was something like rkto-. So I had to do some quick research to see that it's highly unlikely that bears survived the end of the last glaciation in Ireland. It all makes sense now!

1 month ago