Finscéalta: Legends

Below are words and phrases associated with Topaic na Seachtaine:

Finscéalta

(Legends) 

Focail / Words

Adventure – Eachtra
Analogy – Analach
Anecdote – Scéilín
Author – Údar
Chapter – Caibidil
Character – Carachtar
Comedy – Coiméide
Fantasy – Fantaisíocht
Fiction – Ficsean
Hero – Laoch
Heroine – Banlaoch
Historical Fiction – Ficsean stairiúil
Irony – Íoróin
Legend – Seanscéal

Main Character – Príomhcharachtár
Metaphor – Meafar
Mystery – Mistéir
Myth – Miotas
Novel – Úrscéal
Plot – Plota
Popular Myth – Tuairim choitianta
Romance – Scéal grá
Science Fiction – Ficsean eolaíochta
Setting – Suíomh
Short Story – Gearrscéal
Tragedy – Traigéide
Villain – Bithiúnach

Frásaí / Phrases

According to myth – De réir na miotaseolaíochta

Fantasy is preferable to the starkness of life – Is fearr an fhantaisíocht ná déine an tsaoil

He’s a folk hero -Tá ardmheas ag na gnáthdhaoine air

To be away with the faeries – Bheith ar shiúl leis na sióga

The heroes of old – Na laochra fadó

The story is somewhere in the borderland between history and myth – Tá an scéal áit éigin idir stair agus miotas

The villain is only seen in silhouette – Ní fheictear an bithiúnach ach mar scáthchruth

There are two legends surrounding this well – Tá dhá fhinscéal ag baint leis an tobar seo

These stories have parallels in folklore – Tá scéalta mar seo le fáil sa bhéaloideas

According to legend this is where St Patrick came ashore – De réir an tseanchais, is é seo an áit ar tháinig Naomh Pádraig i dtír

The book is about a man who many describe as a hero – Tá an leabhar faoi fhear a ndeir a lán faoi gur laoch é

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