Von: "Steafan Risnidh" <[log in to unmask]>
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Gesendet: Montag, 20. Mai 2002 04:50
Betreff: Re: ceist agam
> The correct spelling should be "Mac an Toisich"
> > (since "Toiseach" is in the
> > genitive case, it needs to be slenderized).
> Cho fad is a tha sinn a'toir tarraing air
> ainmean-sloinnidh, de th'ann an t-ainm "MacIlleChiar"
> anns a'Bheurla?
> While we are talking about surnames, what's the
> anglicised form of MacIlleChiar?
> > As an aside, "toiseach" ("chieftain") also refers to
> > the current prime
> > minister of Ireland, Bertie Ahern, who is known as
> > "An Taoiseach" in Irish.
> > The pronunciation is slightly different in Irish,
> > i.e. "TEE-shuch".
> > Gobnait
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> Le dùrachd, Steafan Risnidh.
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