tá grá agam ort

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Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Munster) IPA(key): [t̪ˠɑː ˈɡɾˠɑː ɡʊmˠ ɔɾˠt̪ˠ]
  • (Connacht) IPA(key): [t̪ˠɑː ˈɡɾˠɑː a(ɡə)mˠ ɔɾˠt̪ˠ]
  • (Ulster) IPA(key): [t̪ˠæː ˈɡɾˠæː aɡəm/ɛjəmˠ ɔɾˠt̪ˠ]

Etymology[edit]

(is) + grá (love) + agam (at me) + ort (on you (singular)), thus literally "Love is at me on you", or "I have love for you"

Phrase[edit]

grá agam ort

  1. I love you (used with loved ones of all types - family, boyfriend, girlfriend, wife, etc.)

Synonyms[edit]

  • is tú mo shearc: You (singular)) are my true love (used with wife, husband, boyfriend, girlfriend, lover - but not family or others) : searc lover
  • is tú mo rún: You (singular)) are my deepest love, my innermost love (used with wife, husband, boyfriend, girlfriend, lover - but not normally family or others) : rún secret, innermost secret
  • is tú mo chuid: You (singular)) are my true love (used with loved ones of all types, though most commonly with the special relationshi between boyfriend-girlfriend, husband-wife, mother-child, and so on - the implication is that "you are part of me") : cuid share, part of