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"Selfie" has been added to the Irish language dictionary

“Féinphic Sunday” doesn’t quite have the same ring to it.
Oct 3rd 2013, 2:43 PM 13,133 84

NEXT TIME YOU’RE rolling with your Irish homies, looking good, Instagramming like there’s no tomorrow… remember that you’re not taking a selfie, you’re taking a féinphic!

The word has been added to the the Irish language dictionary (which is overseen by Foras na Gaeilge).

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h/t to Sinéad Burke (@minniemelange

Other recent additions to include:

  • “Smartphone” - Fón cliste
  • “Tweet” – Tvuít
  • “Podcast” – Podchraoladh
  • “Wikipedia” – Vicipéid
  • “Reality TV” - Teilifís réaltachta

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