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Websters defines begorra as a euphemism for by God, so "Sure and begorra." Would mean "Sure and by God."

it actually comes from the Irish for "would you look at that". or "give attention to that".

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What is the meaning of 'Sure and begorrah'?

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'Faith and begorrah' means "sure and by God". This is in the dialect of English called Hiberno-English, not in Irish Gaelic, although there are several features of this dialect owing to the Gaelic.

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