20-March-2021 – Lesson 6 in honor of St. Patrick – le cúnamh Dé (with the help of God)(God willing) “leh koon-uh dJay”. When you are expressing plans or a wish that you might have try adding this phrase at the end to avoid jinxing yourself. Did you know there are similar phrases in other languages to ward off bad luck or the evil eye? If you know one, we would love to hear it. You may hear le cuidiú Dé in Ulster, which also means ‘with the help of God’ “leh kwidj-oo dJay”.
Seo amhrán darb ainm Le Cuidiú Dé. Here is a song named Le Cuidiú Dé. – JJ Ó Dochartaigh: Le Cuidiú Dé
If you want to help another person ward off bad luck, you migh wish them luck or fortune with Ádh mór ort! (Luck/Fortune on you!) “Ahh more ort”.
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