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Subject: RE: Sean Nos?
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Date:Tue, 23 Nov 1999 13:46:47 -0800
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Shan No-s. Say 'no' and stick an 'ss' on the end. For the Shan part compare
it to the word can, sounds simular.

Toodles,

Pathrickeen ie. Pádraig Óg. ;)

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: MCGILL,JIM (Non-HP-Seattle,ex1)
> [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
> Sent: Tuesday, November 23, 1999 8:16 AM
> To: [log in to unmask]; [log in to unmask]
> Subject: RE: Sean Nos?
> 
> 
> > Sean Nos: sean as in sean, Nos rhymes with gross
> 
> That's not all that helpful since sean can be pronounced 
> "seen", "se - an",
> and "shawn". Actually, I've heard it pronounced both "shaw 
> no" and "shawn
> nos" by native speakers, so there seems to be some variation even with
> gaelic (regional perhaps?)
> 
> Jim
> 


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