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"An fia rua."

Translation:The red deer.

3 years ago

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The difference between rua and dearg? I'm on mobile so I'm not sure if this is covered in the course.

3 years ago

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rua covers hair and fur like things. dearg doesn't.

3 years ago

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Dearg is red, rua is a colour English doesn't really have a word for somewhere in between red and brown. It's a rusty colour, like red-headed people's hair and foxes. In Irish a fox is called 'madra rua', literally a rust-coloured dog

3 years ago

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Every Irish Setter I ever knew in Ireland was called Rua.

2 years ago

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Vermilion?

2 years ago

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I don't think so, it's browner than that. You'd be closer with auburn

2 years ago

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The Doherty coat of arms. :)

2 years ago