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If I speak Welsh, will I be able to understand Patagonian Welsh ? And for native Welsh speakers, how much of Irish can you understand because of your native tongue ?

March 2, 2016

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If you speak Welsh you will understand people from Patagonia entirely, at least from my very limited experience of Patagonian Welsh. As for Irish we understand basically none. Irish is a Goidelic language whereas Welsh is Brythonic. They both came from Proto-celtic but the vocabularies are almost entirely different and the only thing linking them is the grammar. We can understand a little Cornish and Breton though.

March 2, 2016

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Thanks

March 3, 2016

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