On Thu, 1 May 1997 12:39:31 -0400 Emily Weant <[log in to unmask]>
>On Wed, 30 Apr 1997, Renee Waldmann wrote:
>> I would be very interested in the beginning Irish Gaelic
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>Is Irish Gaelic the same as Old Irish? I am just beginning to be
>interested in the Celtic languages, and I am a bit confused. Can
>anyone help me out?
No. Irish Gaelic is the same as Irish. Old Irish, like Old English, is
the ancient and by now much-changed "original" Gaelic. Scots and Manx
Gaelic also descend from Old Irish.