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Lessoonyn da Toshiaghteyryn

Beginners Lessons

Lesson 19 - Colours and shapes


Daaghyn - Colours
Jiarg - Red
Bwee - Yellow
Lheeah - Grey
Gorrym-jiarg - Purple
Bane - White
Geayney - Green
Doo - Black
Jiarg-bwee - Orange
Gorrym - Blue
Dhone - Brown
Jiarg-bane - Pink

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Cummaghyn - Shapes
Kiarkyl - Circle
Corran - Crescent
Kerrin - Square
Rollage - Star

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Coloured underware!

Ta fo-hroosyn doo echey - He has black underpants

Shen quaagh - That's strange

Well, ta fo-hroosyn bwee eck - Well, she has yellow knickers

Ta cooat jiarg, edd mooar as jeenym gorrym aym - I have a red coat, large hat and blue jeans

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