Learning vocab, system? Is there one?

Ciamar a chanas mi.... / How do I say...
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Unread postby akerbeltz » Thu Nov 16, 2017 6:42 pm

but I don't see the nominitive singular.

Hm maybe that's because the nominative singular is the citation form i.e. the entry you see IS the nominative singular...

As for Faclair I see the terms 'fir', 'gin' and 'iol' listed for each noun - what are these?

Hm have you clicked on the Help symbol? The abbreviations are explained there.



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Unread postby ithinkitsnice » Thu Nov 16, 2017 7:17 pm

The headword is the nominative singular. The nominative case is just the regular old nothing-fancy-going-on-here case, e.g. 'balach'.

http://www.faclair.com/Help/Help.html

edit: duilich, didn't see akerbeltz's reply

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Unread postby Polygot2017 » Fri Nov 17, 2017 12:44 pm

Ok I understand it now, thanks. Finally :)

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Unread postby GunChleoc » Sat Nov 18, 2017 12:09 pm

http://faclair.com/Help/Help.html#DwAbbreviations

Nominative singular is the main dictionary entry itself.

ETA: I didn't see that this thread had a second page. Consider yourself having been helped :lol:
Oileanach chànan chuthachail
Na dealbhan agam