Diminutives in Scottish Gaelic

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Diminutives in Scottish Gaelic

Unread post by LD Dirker » Tue Aug 29, 2017 8:14 am

Hi, I've been trying to figure out how to form diminutives in the language, but I can't find any reliable sources online.
Can anyone please send me a link where I can learn more about this?

Any help or tips will be greatly appreciated.


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Diminutives in Scottish Gaelic

Unread post by akerbeltz » Tue Aug 29, 2017 10:36 am

Gaelic doesn't really have productive ways of making diminutives any more. -(e)ag and -(e)an used to, -(e)ag still sort of does but it'd be downright weird to talk of a *coimpiutaireag. You basically have to stick on adjectives, beag bìodach being top of the list.

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