Correct pronunciation for BADHARAIN

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Correct pronunciation for BADHARAIN

Unread post by booktrawler » Sat Sep 24, 2016 3:47 pm

Gàidhlig
Dè a tha ann am fuaimneachadh ceart airson BADHARAIN agus BADHARANAICH?

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I saw these words in an old gaelic language dictionary and was wondering what the right pronunciation would be?

BADHARAN, -AIN, -AN 1. An insignificant puny being; 2. A helpless wandering "Bha e air bhadaran" C.S. He wandered without a friend, or guide.

BADHARANAICH, Moving, or creeping abroad, as a snail.

Link to dictionary page: https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=bg1 ... cQ6AEITzAI



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Correct pronunciation for BADHARAIN

Unread post by GunChleoc » Sun Sep 25, 2016 8:21 am

Found it in Dwelly's as well - you ommited the accents in your post. So, it has a long vowel: bàdharan, and according to your dictionary, it's a diminutive. So, pronunciation should be:

/baːharan/
/baːharanɪç/

Stress is always on the first syllable.
Oileanach chànan chuthachail
Na dealbhan agam

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