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Subject: Re: Inishturbot dialect question
From: Marion GUNN <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Marion GUNN <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Mon, 12 Feb 1996 12:35:40 +0000

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Thant's because the second example contains not an adjective, but a noun
in the genitive case. Please post your mystery expression on G-L, so we
can have a shot at translating it. May I compliment you on your good
grasp of phonetics? Your spelling reflects excellent Gaelic. mg
On Fri, 9 Feb 1996 13:14:14 -0500 you said:
>muic doh the adjective comes after the noun while in minon gower it comes
>before.) Oh yes, a white pig was a muic bano.  I think it is also muic
>bano in "standard" Gaelic.
>I won't write the mystery sentence here because it might be something
>dirty.  But if the samples of Gaelic as my dad spoke it sound like the
>local dialect of Gaelic you grew up with, please e-mail me privately so I
>Si/la nic Fhlannchada  (Cecelia Clancy)
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