Guide: How to form the Gaelic article

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Guide: How to form the Gaelic article

Unread post by GunChleoc » Thu Nov 29, 2012 9:34 pm

I have had some fun on our homepage today:

How to form the Gaelic article

I hope you'll find it useful.


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Re: Guide: How to form the Gaelic article

Unread post by poor_mouse » Fri Nov 30, 2012 8:16 am

Tha sin dìreach sgoinneil!

Some questions about the "lenition" group:

3. an before l n r (but pronounced as a' + L)
Is it so that "n" does not pronounced here at all?

4. an t- before sl sn sr + vowel (the s lenites when you pronounce it)
Maybe it would be better to say here that s virtually disappears, as you put it later?
The most difficult for me is such things as "an t-sneachd" where "n" becomes "r" plus "t" softens. It's not easy to find out this particulars in books etc!

6. an + L before l
Before f, yes?
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Re: Guide: How to form the Gaelic article

Unread post by GunChleoc » Fri Nov 30, 2012 1:32 pm

Tha mi toilichte gun còrd e riut. Mòran taing airson do bheachdan!
poor_mouse wrote:Some questions about the "lenition" group:

3. an before l n r (but pronounced as a' + L)
Is it so that "n" does not pronounced here at all?
Usually not. I guess you could pronounce the n in careful speech, but people generally don't in fast speech. I have added a note.
poor_mouse wrote:4. an t- before sl sn sr + vowel (the s lenites when you pronounce it)
Maybe it would be better to say here that s virtually disappears, as you put it later?
The most difficult for me is such things as "an t-sneachd" where "n" becomes "r" plus "t" softens. It's not easy to find out this particulars in books etc!
Thanks, I have added a note.
poor_mouse wrote: 6. an + L before l
Before f, yes?
:naire: fixed
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Re: Guide: How to form the Gaelic article

Unread post by Seonaidh » Fri Nov 30, 2012 11:17 pm

An do dhiochuimhnich thu "an t-eilean" amsaa? (càraid le "de c-eilean" ...)

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Re: Guide: How to form the Gaelic article

Unread post by GunChleoc » Sat Dec 01, 2012 11:52 am

Cha do dhìochiumhnich.The "am" group, riaghailt 4. :D

Speaking of the "am" group, I have added a pronunciation note to it to link to http://akerbeltz.org/index.php?title=Na ... 99_agam%3F
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