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PostPosted: Thu 26 Jan 2012 12:34 am 
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Hello there, i am currently working on a half sleeve tattoo based on irish designs and i absolutely love thr saying "If You Believe You Will Achieve" and want to incorporate it into my tattoo but in gaelic, could anyone please help me in translating it for me.
Thank you very much
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PostPosted: Thu 26 Jan 2012 1:21 am 
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I'm not sure Irish has a word for "achieve" that works without an object, i.e., you have to "achieve _something_" but the expression for "succeed" works without an object:

Má chreideann tú, éireoidh leat. "If you believe, you will succeed."

Await correction or confirmation ...

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My "specialty" is Connemara Irish, particularly Cois Fhairrge dialect.
Is fearr Gaeilge ḃriste ná Béarla cliste, cinnte, aċ i ḃfad níos fearr aríst í Gaeilge ḃinn ḃeo na nGaeltaċtaí.
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