What's the Irish for 'jellyfish'?07 September 2020
Find out why it is a favourite phrase among Irish speakers and learners.
In this episode of Spreading the Words, we take a look into the history of the Irish phrase smugairle róin, which is widely known and much-loved today as a name for a jellyfish.
Episode 3: Smugairle Róin (Jellyfish). Listen to the podcast here.
Spreading the Words is a new series by MoLi on the histories of Irish words from literature and everyday life. The episodes are written by Sharon Arbuthnot and Máire Ní Mhaonaigh, authors of A History of Ireland in 100 Words, and produced in association with the book and the electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language. Read by our Managing Editor, Ruth Hegarty.
Listen to the full series here.
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