At 15:18 20/10/95 EDT, Stiof240n MacAmhalgaidh wrote:
>> The closest I can suggest is 'sowin'. Pronounce 'Sow' as in lady pig.
>Replies on this seem to show a difference between Gaeilge & Gaedhlig as
>regards pronunciation of this word. Anybody got a Manx Gaelic version?? What
>are the equivalents in Cymraeg, Kernewek & Brezhoneg??
>Stiofa/n mac Amhalgaidh "MAQQI"
Even in Ireland there are three different dialects:
(There may be even more!)
My pronunciation of Samhain (above) is Munster Irish, which is spoken in
Leinster also. Most Irish speakerswho have Irish as their 'first' or
preferred language live in the west of Ireland, so Connaught Irish is
probably spoken more than any other dialect.