There were a few words and phrases there which you can use when talking about Dathan Dealbhach (Vivid Colours).
Let’s look at some of them again in context.
Tha dubh-ghràin agam air an actar siud
I just can’t abide [lit. hate] that actor
Chan e dearg-amadan a th’ ann …
he’s not an utter fool …
Bhuail an doras annad
the door hit you
Bha sùil dhubh agam
I had a black eye
We’ll catch up with some more of these as we progress through this lesson.
Aren’t we lucky!
The colours are very important to the Gaels. We learned quite a few colours in A1. They appear in many common idiomatic phrases in Gaelic and many are quite different from English equivalents.