The Irish of Iorras Aithneach, County Galway; Volume III

Ó Curnáin, Brian (2007) The Irish of Iorras Aithneach, County Galway; Volume III. 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This grammar is based on extensive fieldwork, published and unpublished lore, and recent as well as older recordings, particularly those held in the archives of Roinn Bhéaloideas Éireann and Raidió na Gaeltachta.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 III contains chapters on prepositions, functors, initial mutations, higher register, borrowings and language contact, and onomastics.

Item Type: Book
Uncontrolled Keywords: Irish, Iorras Aithneach, Co. Galway, Irish grammar, morphology, preposition, simple preposition, prepositional pronoun, inflected preposition, conjunctive preposition, compound preposition, nominal preposition, functor, particle, nominal particle, verbal particle, adverbial particle, conditional, interrogative, relative, direct relative, indirect relative, cataphoric, locative, language change, young speakers, gender, concord, number concord, verbal noun particle, negative, conjunction, subordinator, temporal, final, causal, comparative, coordinator, adverb, adverb of place, compass, time, modality, degree, pro-adverb, indefinite pronoun, indefinite adjective, indefinite adverb, initial mutation, lenition, eclipsis, phonology, morphophonology, trigger, nonlenition, nominal phrase, gender, numeral, copula, non-eclipsis, vowel, variation, higher register, prayer, song, narrative, story, noun, verb, borrowing, language contact, synchrony, bilingualism, calque, English, stress, plural noun, onomastics, personal names, place-names, field-names
Divisions: School of Celtic Studies > Celtic languages and linguistics
Date Deposited: 23 Jul 2018 15:01
Last Modified: 23 Jul 2018 15:01
URI: http://dair.dias.ie/id/eprint/984

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