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Sinn vs. Muid?

BjornsenBjorn
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I'm very confused as to the use of sinn vs. muid. I know many dialects of Irish just add -imid to the end of verbs, but the I still don;t understand when to use sinn and when to use muid. Does it depend on the situation, is it dialectical, or just a matter of choice?

2 years ago

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Sinn is used in Munster Irish; muid is used in Connacht Irish and Donegal Irish.

2 years ago

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AFAIK, sinn was the older form and muid was actually formed as a back-formation of the verb ending -imid being separated from the verb.

Just use the -imid verb form and you won't have to use any pronoun anyway :)

2 years ago