Seanfhocail

Seanfhocal na Seachtaine

 

An té nach bhfuil láidir ní folair dó a bheith glic.

Whoever is not strong must be clever.

 

Is maith an t-anlann an t-ocras.  –  Hunger is the best sauce, meaning that if you are hungry all food will be satisfying

Bíonn siúlach scéalach.  People who travel have lots of stories to tell.

Bíonn an fhírinne searbh. – Truth is bitter.

Beatha teanga í a labhairt.  – It’s  the life of a language to speak it.

Maireann croí éadrom i bhfad. – A light heart lives long.

Doras feasa fiafraí  – The door to wisdom is to ask questions.

Is ait an mac an saol. –   Life is strange.

An rud is annamh is iontach. –  What’s seldom is wonderful.

Giorraíonn beirt bothar.  – Two people shorten the road.

Aithníonn ciaróg ciaróg eile.  -= It takes one to know one.

Níl aon tinteán mar do thinteán féin.  – There is no place like home.

Is maith an scéalaí an aimsir.  – Time will tell.

Is fearr rith maith ná droch sheasamh.  – A good run(ning) is better than a bad stand(ing).

Tús maith leath na hoibre. –  A good start is half the work.