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What dialect does the Irish follow?

I think it follows the kerry as they ask Conas atha tu?, instead of Cen chaoi an bhfuil tu or whatever they say in Donegal (honestly I can't understand a word they say) Just curious as I have semester of experience mostly in the Connacht dialect.

2 years ago

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The course uses An Caighdeán Oifigiúil (The Official Standard). When there are variations between dialects, all variations are accepted (and if you find an instance where this is not the case, please report it). There are also instances where we teach several dialectal variants of the same phrase, so users are familiar with all forms.

TL;DR: We teach Standard Irish, but accept dialect forms where relevant.

2 years ago

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Go raibh maith agat!

2 years ago
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