Mo Bhaile: My Home

Below are words and phrases associated with Topaic na Seachtaine:

Mo Bhaile

(My Town) 

Focail / Words

Bakery – Bácús
Bridge – Droichead
Church – Eaglais
City – Cathair
City Council – Comhairle cathrach
City Hall – Halla na Cathrach
College – Coláiste
Community – Pobal
Concert hall – Ceoláras
District – Ceantar
Elementary School – Bunscoil
Festival – Féile
Fire station – Stáisiún dóiteáin

Grocery store – Siopa grósaera
High School – Ardscoil
Hospital – Otharlann
Mayor – Méara
Mural – Múrphictiúr
Neighbourhood – Comharsanacht
Park – Páirc
Police station – Stáisiún póilíní
Public library – Leabharlann phoiblí
Public swimming pool – Linn snámha phoiblí
Restaurant – Bialann
Town – Baile
Village – Sráidbhaile

Frásaí / Phrases

I live in a small town – Tá mé i mo chónaí i mbaile beag

I live in the area – Tá mé i mo chónaí sa cheantar

I live in the surrounding area – Tá mé i mo chónaí sa cheantar máguaird

I’ve been living here too long – Tá mé rófhada i mo chónaí anseo

I’m in touch with my friends back home – Bím ag caint le mo chairde sa bhaile

The school is named after its founder – Ainmníodh an scoil i ndiaidh a bunaitheora

It’s a far cry from my home town – Is mór an difear idir é agus mo bhaile dúchais

You’ll see the pub just before the bridge – Feicfidh tú an pub direach roimh an droichead

The area is abundant in historical sites – Tá an ceantar lán de láithreacha stairiúla

The area attracts a lot of tourists – Bíonn go leor turasóirí ag tarraingt ar an gceantar

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