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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