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Ag Caint faoin Euro (Speaking of the Euro) (pt. 2) Posted by on Dec 4, 2010

We recently went through the ways to count words like “euro,” “úll,” and “uair.”  I included the last two since they illustrate additional features of Irish that don’t show up with the word “euro,” like lenition (séimhiú), eclipsis (urú), and h-prefixation.  Another currency that might often be discussed (and counted) in Irish is the “punt.” …

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Ag Caint faoin Euro (Speaking of the Euro) Posted by on Nov 30, 2010

Last blog I suggested that we might discuss cúrsaí airgeadais for a while, given the recent developments with the euro.  Nothing too “teicniúil” or “teibí,” since, maidir leis an eacnamaíocht agus leis an ngeilleagar, ní hiad m’iomaire iad.   But I’ll do my best “an iomaire sin a threabhadh,” anyway.  Let’s start with one of the…

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