An Ghaeilge ar an bPáirc - Irish on the Playing Field
Tearmaí Spóirt - Sporting Terms
Peil Ghaelach = Gaelic Football. Peil = Football. Peil na mBan = Ladies’ Football.
Sliotar = Hurling ball. Camán = Hurley. Iománaíocht = Hurling. Camógaíocht = Camogie.
Saor chic = Free kick. Poc saor = Free puck. Feall = foul. Cic éirice = Penalty.
Cúl = goal. Cúilín = point. Ar fóraoil = (It went) wide.
Na Foirne - The Teams
Cúl-báire = Goalkeeper. Lán-chúlaí = Full-back. Leath-chúlaí = Half-back.
Tosaí = Forward. Leath-thosaí = half-forward.
Tá tusa ag imirt leath-chúlaí ar chlé = You are playing left half-back.
Tá tusa ag imirt lán-thosaí ar dheis = You are playing right corner-forward.
Is tusa an lán-thosaí = You are the full-forward.
An fhoireann bhaile = The home team. Cuairteoirí = Visitors.
An lucht tacaíochta = The supporters.
Roimh an Cluiche - Before the Game
Tá spioraid/croí iontach agaibh = You have a great spirit.
Beidh an bua againn = We are going to win this.
Rinneamar cheana é = We did it before.
An Cluiche - The Game
Comórtas = Competition. Cluiche dúshláin/cairdiúil = challenge game.
Cluiche sraithe = league game. Cluiche craoibhe = championship game.
Comhscór = draw/level match. Aith-imirt = replay.
Cluiche Ceannais = Final. Cluiche Leath-cheannais = Semi-final.
Amach linn = Away we go.
Faoi-dheich = Under-10. Faoi shé-dhéag = Under 16.
Mionúir = Minor. Sóisir = Junior. Sinsir = Senior.
An chéad leath/dara leath = First half/second half.
Coinnigí súil ghéar ar uimhir a deich = Keep a close eye on number ten.
Tabhair aire do… = Mind/watch ….
Sin an bealach = That’s the way. Imeartha go maith = Well played.
Pasáil an liathróid = Pass the ball. Fág agam = Leave it to me.
Is liomsa é = It’s mine. Is leatsa é = It’s yours. Scaoil uait é = Let it (the ball) go.
Fan leis/léi = Stay with him/her.
Fan ansin = Wait there. Blocáil é = Block it.
Chuaigh sé ar fóraoil = It went wide.
Ardaigh an liathróid/sliotar = Lift the ball/sliotar. Maith thú/sibh = Well done.
Glac an cúilín = Take the point. Maith an scór = Good score.
I nDiaidh an Chluiche - After the Game
D’imir tú/sibh an-chluiche = You played very well.
Bhí an t-ádh linn = We were lucky. Bhí mi-ádh orainn = We were unlucky.
Rinne sibh bhur ndícheall = You did your best.
Na hOifigigh - The Officials
An réiteoir = the referee. Na maoirchúil = umpires. An maor line = linesman.
Mistéalaigh Abú/ Mistéalaigh ar Aghaidh = Come on the Mitchels!
Tá Áit Duinn Uilig Ann – Where We All Belong