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JJ wrote at 2009-08-28 15:41:18
Not 'gu leoir', though it may sound like that to english trained ears.



The correct Irish origin of "Galore" is "Go Leor".

"go" is "to"

"Leor" is a sufficiency



It is pronounced "Gu L'or" -approximately. The

English tongue rarely twists in the correct way

to get the correct sound.




Irish Person wrote at 2012-11-30 12:42:58
The spelling is "go leor" definitions correct though


Irish Person wrote at 2012-11-30 12:43:02
The spelling is "go leor" definitions correct though


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