Leniting prepositions and compound nouns

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Leniting prepositions and compound nouns

Unread postby MartinJ » Sat Oct 07, 2017 3:45 pm

When a close-compound noun like muilinn-gaoithe is preceded by a leniting preposiion like "do", which bit gets lenited - muilinn or gaoithe? I'm guessing muilinn because I've just seen "na bhall-parlamaid" in respect of a male member of parliament.

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Unread postby akerbeltz » Sat Oct 07, 2017 5:55 pm

Do you have a copy of Blas?

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Unread postby MartinJ » Sat Oct 07, 2017 6:22 pm

Err - yes.... he replies hesitantly. Is this going to get complicated, he wonders?

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Unread postby akerbeltz » Sat Oct 07, 2017 8:43 pm

/me chuckles

Page 182, Chapter 4.5.1 Single Lenition and Jumping Lenition, compounds behave like noun + adj

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Unread postby MartinJ » Sat Oct 07, 2017 9:39 pm

Ahha. Tapadh leat. B' urrainn dha a bhith nas miosa!....

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Unread postby GunChleoc » Mon Oct 09, 2017 5:34 pm

...na bu mhiosa ;)

'S urrainn ... nas miosa
B' urrainn ... na bu mhiosa
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Na dealbhan agam