The Irish of Iorras Aithneach, County Galway; Volume II

Ó Curnáin, Brian (2007) The Irish of Iorras Aithneach, County Galway; Volume II. DIAS.

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Abstract

This grammar is based on extensive fieldwork, published and unpublished lore, and recent as well as older recordings, particularly those held in the archives of Roinn Bhéaloideas Éireann and Raidió na Gaeltachta. These sources provide a picture of extensive variation and change across the six generations born between 1850 and 2000. The grammar draws on several branches of linguistics: descriptive and historical linguistics, dialectology and sociolinguistics. It is the most comprehensive treatment of any variety of Irish. Volume II describes plural noun morphology, the verb and pronominals.

Item Type: Book
Uncontrolled Keywords: Irish, Iorras Aithneach, Co. Galway, Irish grammar, morphology, noun plurals, nominal plurals, verb, verbal morphology, allomorphy, verbal class, Echo form, impersonal, subjunctive, synthetic, analytic, regular verb, irregular verb, conjugation, verbal adjective, syntax, verbal noun, copula, linguistic change, young speakers, pronoun, pronominal, gender, possessive, reflexive, demonstrative, the article, double article
Divisions: School of Celtic Studies > Celtic languages and linguistics
Date Deposited: 23 Jul 2018 15:00
Last Modified: 23 Jul 2018 15:00
URI: http://dair.dias.ie/id/eprint/983

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