"Ithimid ag an mbord."

Translation:We eat at the table.

July 6, 2015

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Why is this pronounced like mow-erd rather than mord?


What is the difference between bord and tábla for table. Bord seems to be a more broad word for table or counter etc. Any advantages to using it over tábla?


No difference and no advantage — they’re synonymous. Each word has certain uses that the other doesn’t, though; like English, from which both words came, bord can be used in nautical senses (such as “on board”), and tábla can be used for organized lists (such as a multiplication table).


Tábla is preferred in Ulster Irish

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