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Cladach                   - The Sea Shore

Farraige           – sea

Cósta             - coast          Cósta thoir          - East coast

Tráigh          - beach, strand          Tránnaí             - strands, beaches

Tráigh ghlan               - a clean, smooth beach

Gainí            - sand

Carraic         - the part of the shore where seaweed grows in abundance

a'dhul 'un a'carraic            - going to the carraic

Tuirling                   - stony part of beach

Cladach fiáin             - the shore where the tide hardly ever goes out

Cladaigh fiáine             - wild shores

Cladach garbh           - rough shore    Cladaigh garbha           - rough shores

Cois na trábh            - near the shore

i dtír           - ashore

íochtar láin            - the beach stretching out on a low tide

Thíos ar íochtar láin             - below on the beach at high tide

Amuigh ar íochtar láin             - out on the beach at low tide

Sciorrthach             - the part of the shore where the rock protrude up diagonally

Carrearaí         - a man who works the shore with a horse and cart

in áinteachaí eile, go mórmhór amach le cóstaí             - in other places, especially out by the shore 

Sin an rud a chuirtear in iúl dho shúil nuair a bhreathnanns tú amach ón gcladach            - that's what you'd imagine you're seeing when you look out from the shore

 

The sea 

Tonn         - wave   Tonntrachaí          - waves

Sáile          – sea-water

Stopóg            - shallow rocky sea bed

Scairdeán         – jet (of water)

Leas farraigiú              - sea manure

Port leathaigh                - a place where a lot of sea manure and sea wrack would come ashore

The tide 

ionradh         - the tide      ionrachaí            - tides

Bord a'lán mara            - edge of the high tide

Díthrá mara          - low tide

Lagtráigh              - the beach between the shore and the low water point

Mallmhuir              - neap tide

Mea-rabharta              - low tide

Rabharta            - spring tide

Uachtar láin          - high tide mark

Stóladh            – strong surge

Boats

Curach           – curragh

Céaslaí            - paddle for currach

Iomróirí            – rowers

Maidí ramha           – oars

ag iomradh           - rowing

Eangach           - net

Fishing 

Gliomadóirí         – lobster fisherman

Corrmaith             - a good catch (of lobsters)

Drochchorr            - a poor catch (of lobsters)

a'ceapadh breac             - catching fish

Ba doiligh breith air            - it was difficult to catch it 

Bhí sé do-cheapaith'          - it was difficult to catch

B'shin an chaoi ba réidhste don a ceapadh         - that was the most effective way to catch them

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