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by alasdair_maolchriosd
Sat Dec 21, 2013 1:51 am
Forum: Gràmar, Fuaimean is Gnàths / Grammar, Sounds and Expressions
Topic: Negative of "Is"
Replies: 11
Views: 2401

Re: Negative of "Is"

I suspect that phonetics is mainly at work here with tusa ~ thusa . Remember that th was pronounced [θ] back in the day. It's near impossible to pronounce s+th [sθ], it naturally assimilates to [st], so this probably blocked the lenition of the original t . A sort of parallel 'blocked mutation' is f...
by alasdair_maolchriosd
Fri Dec 28, 2012 7:52 pm
Forum: Ràdh na Seachdaine
Topic: Ràdh ùr - "Tog gun...."
Replies: 6
Views: 4369

Re: Ràdh ùr - "Tog gun...."

Rudeigin mar / something like "rise (to the occasion)"?
by alasdair_maolchriosd
Thu Dec 27, 2012 12:55 am
Forum: Dà-chànanach / Bilingual
Topic: Nollaig chridheil dhuibh / Happy Christmas
Replies: 11
Views: 3670

Re: Nollaig chridheil dhuibh / Happy Christmas

Chì thu Eilean Barraidh anns a' film, mar a bha e anns na 1950's
by alasdair_maolchriosd
Tue Dec 25, 2012 7:50 pm
Forum: Dà-chànanach / Bilingual
Topic: Ciamar a tha an t-sìde / How's the weather?
Replies: 1120
Views: 147825

Re: Ciamar a tha an t-sìde / How's the weather?

Uill, bha dìle anns a' ghleann ann a seo. Cha robh ach uisge ri faicinn o thaobh ri taobh thall 'sa bhos. Ach a-nise tha an talamh tioram air nochdadh a-rithist.
by alasdair_maolchriosd
Sun Dec 23, 2012 7:32 am
Forum: Iomradh is Ceanglaichean / Reference and Links
Topic: Top tips for new Gaelic learners?
Replies: 50
Views: 38232

Re: Top tips for new Gaelic learners?

I have to agree with the previous post (even though it was over a year ago). With regard to (2), I've found Gàidhlig to be harder than most languages to understand when spoken. I've see 'speech training' drills, and they're essential, but what about 'ear training'? Shouldn't there be materials speci...
by alasdair_maolchriosd
Fri Dec 21, 2012 11:20 am
Forum: Coinneamhan air Skype / Skype Meetings
Topic: Skype contact and names
Replies: 35
Views: 12296

Re: Skype contact and names

Tha mi a nise air Skype cuideach. Cuir fíos dhomh mar a bhios comhradh a' dol air adhart.

'S mise "alasdairmaolchriosd" ann a sin.