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Subject: Re: questions.....
From: Ray Bell <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Ray Bell <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Fri, 23 Mar 2001 14:23:49 +0000
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On Wed, 21 Mar 2001 03:20:38 EST, Ryan McKee <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

>Greetings,
>
>I appologize for using english on this list, as I know it is sort of taboo,
>however I am just barely trying to learn Gaelic (Scottish and Irish), so
>please forgive me. I had a couple quick questions. any response would be
>greatly appreciated.
>1. How do you say "Scottish Pride" in Scottish Gaelic?

X Albannach. I say X because I'm trying to look for a word that does not
imply arrogance as well.

>2. How do you say "Irish Pride" in Irish Gaelic?
>3. What does "Gu Braith" mean? As in Gu Braith Scotland?

In Irish, go bragh and in Scottish gu brath means "forever". "Alba gu brath"
is "Scotland forever" in that country's language.

>4. How do you say "Scotland" and "Ireland" in each of their according
Gealic
>tongues?

Eire in Irish, Alba in Scottish.

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