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Subject:

Re: Gaelic dialects

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Owen Dunford <[log in to unmask]>

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GAELIC Language Bulletin Board <[log in to unmask]>

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Thu, 21 Feb 2002 13:23:55 +0100

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Would this "lann" meaning "ground" or possibly "place" be related to the element in "leabharlann", "pictiúrlann", etc.?

Eoin.
http://www.owendunford.77th.com/

----Message d'origine----
>Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2002 09:57:15 -0000
>De: Tom Clarke <[log in to unmask]>
>Sujet: Re: Gaelic dialects
>A: [log in to unmask]
>
>Martin,
> I'm not entirely sure, but I always assumed that it derived from the
>words "loch" meaning "lake", and the suffix "lann" meaning "ground" or
>"place of" "Lochlannach" would mean "one who comes from a place where there
>are a great many lakes". I believe that Scandinavia is so favoured.
>Tom
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Landhage Martin S. [SMTP:[log in to unmask]]
>> Sent: 21 February 2002 08:42
>> To: [log in to unmask]
>> Subject: SV: Gaelic dialects
>>
>> The Irish word for Viking is Loclann. What does it come from ?
>>
>> As far is I can se, words that are simular in Swedish (An t-Sualidche) and
>> Irish are mostly modern
>> like the list below:
>>
>> GAELIGE SVENSKA
>> Lampa Lampa
>> Scoip Skåp
>> Telefón Telefon
>>
>> Tá a fios agam go bhufuil moran focloir ach d'imirt siad as mo chuime !
>>
>> Slán go fóill
>>
>> Martin Landhage
>>
>> -----Ursprungligt meddelande-----
>> Från: Panu Hoglund TYS [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
>> Skickat: den 20 februari 2002 15:27
>> Till: [log in to unmask]
>> Ämne: Re: Gaelic dialects
>>
>>
>> Citerat från Gabhan O Fachtna <[log in to unmask]>:
>>
>>
>> >
>> > "Preaspiration", is dóigh liom. Fuair mé é seo ar an idirlíon:
>> >
>> > "The Viking raids, invasions and settlements left their mark all over
>> > Europe. One area where their influence was very strong was the Celtic
>> > lands.
>> > Traces of this influence are especially clear in placenames and
>> > personal
>> > names. The influence is particularly strong in the Scottish Highlands
>> > and
>> > Islands, especially in areas relating to the sea, and Scottish Gaelic
>> > shares
>> > features such as preaspiration with Icelandic, Faroese and dialects of
>> > Norwegian and many Highland clans trace their origins to Viking
>> > ancestors."
>> >
>> I don't really know if there is preaspiration in Norwegian or Faroese, but
>> in
>> Modern Icelandic it is a most salient feature.
>>
>>
>> --------------------------------------------------------------------------
>> --
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>>
>> Panu Petteri Höglund - Saoi ins na hIlbhéarlaibh
>>
>> http://www.geocities.com/Athens/8308
>>
>> [log in to unmask]
>
>

Owen Dunford


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