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by linguisticturn
Thu Dec 06, 2018 10:05 pm
Forum: Còmhradh coitcheann / Off-Topic
Topic: Gaelic construction in 'Once and Future King'?
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Gaelic construction in 'Once and Future King'?

In the beginning of the second book of T. H. White's Once and Future King , the children (Gawaine, Gareth, Gaheris, and Agravaine) are said to be speaking 'in a strange mixture of Gaelic and of the Old Language of chivalry'. In several places they use a construction at him/her/us to denote ownership...