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by GSD4ME
Sat Aug 22, 2020 9:36 pm
Forum: Còmhradh coitcheann / Off-Topic
Topic: Vocative or no?
Replies: 5
Views: 3634

Re: Vocative or no?

Many thanks for this - after I posted it, it struck me that the leading vowel in Anndra could be the reason and your answer confirms that, but my simple mind thought that t- or similar may have been planted there to allow the "a" to be used as standard. Obviously not! Something else for me to rememb...
by GSD4ME
Sat Aug 22, 2020 2:31 pm
Forum: Còmhradh coitcheann / Off-Topic
Topic: Vocative or no?
Replies: 5
Views: 3634

Vocative or no?

As a newbie, something is confusing me here. Using Duolingo to learn Gaelic (as well as my father's books!) why is it Madhainn mhath A charaid (my capital A) but Madhainn mhath Anndra (no a)? Or is the course incorrect? sorry - a secondary question as I just encountered it on the online course Chan ...
by GSD4ME
Fri Nov 11, 2016 9:40 pm
Forum: Gràmar, Fuaimean is Gnàths / Grammar, Sounds and Expressions
Topic: English ascend and descend in gaelic
Replies: 1
Views: 2671

English ascend and descend in gaelic

Can anyone please point me in the right pronunciation direction for Dhirich and Teirinn (ascend and descend) and tapadh and tapaidh (clever and clever !)
Many thanks
by GSD4ME
Mon Jun 20, 2016 10:07 pm
Forum: Còmhradh coitcheann / Off-Topic
Topic: Dog Commands
Replies: 5
Views: 13078

Dog Commands

Thanks to both respondees - something to work with here. I must admit that I had completely forgotten about the Faclair Beag dictionary - it is a mine of information And as for Ol for "drink" - it was on my original list but I preferred the 2-syllable "uisgea" Again - any thanks for your assistance....
by GSD4ME
Sat Jun 18, 2016 8:22 pm
Forum: Còmhradh coitcheann / Off-Topic
Topic: Dog Commands
Replies: 5
Views: 13078

Dog Commands

Please may I ask for some help here? At my advanced age, and having obtained a new dog after my old boy crossed The Rainbow Bridge, I want to fulfil an ambition and train the new dog in Gaelic (can *you* see my wife rolling her eyes from where you sit?). The commands that we have always used are spe...