Definitions

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  • n. a pin badge worn to show fluency in, or a willingness to speak, the Irish language.

Etymologies

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Borrowing from Irish fáinne ("ring").

Examples

  • * fainne to show you speak as gaeilge or even if you can't you've no problem being cornered in a pub and lectured on thierry henry as geailge.

    Indymedia Ireland

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