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Ag Comhaireamh Daoine ar an Liosta Seo: Cé Mhéad Éireannach, srl.? Posted by on Jan 26, 2011

(le Róislín) Recently we’ve been counting a lot of people in this blog, ranging from cailíní bleánaí to clamhsánaithe.  We’ve also had “Svahaíleach amháin, beirt Svahaíleach, triúr Svahaíleach, srl.” as an example of a term for which there is no lenition, due the initial consonant cluster (sv-). So I was thinking we could get into…

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Saying Where You’re From “i nGaeilge” Posted by on Jun 2, 2009

The terms “Gael-Mheiriceánaigh,” “Gael-Cheanadaigh,” and “Gael-Astrálach,” discussed on May 28 and earlier, account for a large percentage of the Irish diaspora, outside the U.S.  Now to get more specific.   Two North American groups who could have many members wishing to identify themselves in Irish are the Nova Scotians and the Newfoundlanders. In each case…

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