> Given the wide variation in pronunciation between the dialects, I hesitate to
> say that any pronunciation is 'wrong'. However, I think the more common pronun
> ciation of feado/g would be more like FA-DOHG (fa as in 'fat') and feado/ga
> sta/in (tin whistles) would be more like FA-DOHG-a STAW-in.
> There are two ways to stress words: you can choose to always stress th
> first syllable (the custom in Connaught and Ulster) or always stress the longe
> syllable (the one with the accent /, this is the custom in Munster). So you ha
> a choice between FA-dohg-a STAW-in (C and U) or fa-DOHG-a STAW-in (M).
> Hope this helps,
> Frank Gibbons
Thanks for Gaelic pronunciations.. I've been studying Gaeilge
for a few years, I was referencing Foclo/ir Po/ca and trying
to translate " f'dog:a " into phoenetics. We cannot forget
the Munster dialect and the Dingle gaeltacht area..