"Whatzah-yah-bleedinsedd?????" Irish language Tip by Lochlainn

Irish language, Dublin: 10 reviews and 10 photos

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by Lochlainn

While no one in Dublin would expect any visitor to necessarily speak the lingo (ie. Dublin accent) - it might be as well however to brush up on a few phrases that may be emitted in your vicinity! (Bear in mind that the 'u' sound as represented in the following terms is pronounced exactly like the sound one makes when thumped severely in the stomach!)

Howzsheekuttin? = Hello, how are you.
Janeymac! = That was quite a surprise!
Jeezusmerryanjoseff! = That was quite a surprise! (Stronger version)
Fekkinell, Yah Put Dah Hart Crosswayzinme! = That was quite a surprise! (Not quite the strongest version but as far as we'll go here!)
Gizzawunanwun = May I have a portion of fish and chips please?
Wotchableedinlukkinah? = Do you wish to engage in an aggressive confrontation?
Wotjatinkeye Am, Afekkindickshunerry? = I'm sorry, I don't quite understand what you're saying.
Itzundah Alooishuss Indeh Push-share! = I don't know where it is.
Bleedinrappid! = That was very good!
Meebelly Tinks Me Troteskut! = I'm feeling a bit peckish.
Heymistah! Didjafoyend De Bottomofyurpockahyeh? = I do believe it's your turn to buy a round of drinks!
Jeezime Skint! = Sorry, I'm broke!
Oytinkyurbleedindeddly! = I quite fancy you!
Cloze Yurlegz Assumtah, Yurnah'ah'fekkinslotmasheen! = Show a bit more decorum Assumpta.
Givuzzabokklastout Annapakkidge a'cripses = Please may I have a bottle of Guinness and a packet of crisps?
Wudjalukka Yurwun! = Who does she think she is!
Jayzus I'm Scaarlah! = Oh I am so embarassed!
Uppdahdubz! = Come on, Dublin.
Ahjayz Deywuddintno Wheyerdeh Goldiz Iffit Jumpduppan Bittemindehbollox! = I don't think the Dublin team played that well today.
Deh Chizzeller'z Deh Kuttahyah! = Your child looks just like you!
Arryah Tikkorwhah? = Sorry, am I speaking too fast for you?
Hey, Yungfellah! = Hello, you over there!
An Dah Iz Dah! = I have nothing further to say!

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  • Updated Sep 3, 2002
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