Kalan Gwav – Oíche Shamhna – Hallowe’en

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  • #12422
    Dowrgi
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    However you celebrate “Hallowe’en” and wherever you may be, many blessings on this night.

    Just as a little extra, here are greetings for this night in the six Celtic languages. Can you identify them?

    Nos Kalan Gwav Lowen!
    Oíche Shamhna shona daoibh go léir!
    Nos Calan Gaeaf Hapus!
    Oidhche Shamhna Shona dhut!
    Kalan Goañv Laouen!
    Oie Houiney – Hop-tu-naa – Sonney dhyt!

    (Apologies for any mistakes!)

    Bennathow
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    #12473
    Dave TheDruid-3X3
    Participant

    Fastyr Mie Whoonya!:

    Samhain is known as ‘Hop-Tu-Naa’ in Manx Gaelic.

    So the Sixth One was Manx Gaelic.

    3X3

    #12474
    Dowrgi
    Participant

    Fastyr Mie Whoonya!:

    Samhain is known as ‘Hop-Tu-Naa’ in Manx Gaelic.

    So the Sixth One was Manx Gaelic.

    That is correct.

    Any ideas with the others?

    Bennathow
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    #12475
    david poole
    Participant

    Kalan goanv – Brittany
    Oidche shamhna – Scottish Gaelic
    Nos calan gaeaf – Wales
    Oiche shamhna – Ireland
    Nos calan gwav – Cornwall

    #12476
    Dowrgi
    Participant

    Yes, that’s right …

    Nos Kalan Gwav Lowen! = Cornish (Kernewek)
    Oíche Shamhna shona daoibh go léir! = Irish (Gaeilge)
    Nos Calan Gaeaf Hapus! = Welsh (Cymraeg)
    Oidhche Shamhna Shona dhut! = Scots Gaelic (Gàidhlig)
    Kalan Goañv Laouen! = Breton (Brezhoneg)
    Oie Houiney – Hop-tu-naa – Sonney dhyt! = Manx Gaelic (Gaelg)

    Bennathow
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