Irish Word a Day - Oráiste - Orange (colour)

oráiste

orange

Example Sentence

Tá mo charr oráiste.
My car is orange.

Flashcards

 

Posted May 07 2017

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Gearoid wrote re: Irish Word a Day - Oráiste - Orange (colour)
on 06-18-2009 11:02

In English the word orange refers to the fruit and to the colour. In Irish however, there is a difference, strictly speaking,

Flannbhuí - refers to the colour.

Oráiste -refers to the fruit.

Having said this, 'Oráiste' is often used to refer to both fruit and colour by many people.

faberm wrote re: Irish Word a Day - Oráiste - Orange (colour)
on 05-07-2010 7:49

Is é ár gcarr oráiste fosta.  (Our car is orange as well.)

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BridMhor wrote re: Irish Word a Day - Oráiste - Orange (colour)
on 05-09-2010 17:57

Tá geansaí oráiste agam.

Fraukje wrote re: Irish Word a Day - Oráiste - Orange (colour)
on 05-07-2013 22:14

Níl mo bhaile oráiste ach buí

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