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"An sliotar."

Translation:The hurling ball.

July 21, 2015

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Cathal42

It's the ball used in hurling. It's the same size as a tennis ball but harder, with a distinctive curved ridge. It's usually called a sliotar in English as well


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

Is it a regional or a Duolingo thing that it's "hurling" rather than "hurley"? Yet https://www.teanglann.ie/en/eid/hurley allows "hurley" and "hurley-stick". As a kid in the north it was always hurley.

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