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Irish Gaelic vs. Scottish Gaelic

Hello everyone! Before we start, I would like to announce that over the weekends I won't be on Duolingo because I'm always busy on weekends. Alright, the next challenge is Irish vs. Scottish!!!

In case you are unfamiliar with this challenge here is the discussion were we talked about it: https://www.duolingo.com/comment/25125242

So, this is how it works. We are going to put each language to challenge each other in 3 categories. 1. How it sounds (spoken) 2. How is sings (sung) 3. How it looks (written)

Now, what you have to do is vote! Choose which is the winner in this round. Also, we would like you to write in great detail why you chose the language you voted for. Let's start!

Irish -

  1. Spoken: https://youtu.be/RNfnIkzh_6o
  2. Sung: https://youtu.be/XRNou-7gI4o
  3. Written: Is fadhb choitianta i measc daoine óga í piarbhrú

Scottish -

  1. Spoken: https://youtu.be/7rcOrg6k630
  2. Sung: https://youtu.be/YCzUSJo5zqI
  3. Written: Cha bhòrd bòrd gun aran ach 's bòrd aran leis fhèin
November 13, 2017

9 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/Justin7171

This one's hard because they both sound and look similar but I choose:

Irish

Mainly because I love the Irish accent but that doesn't mean I dis Scottish. They both sound awesome!

November 13, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/H.a.l.e.y.Rose

Definitely, Irish i love the accent it so good, HBU? how was you weekend?

November 13, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/SamuelCristea

My weekend was great, my band was performing on the Santa Monica pier as usual. How was yours?

November 13, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/SatharnPHL
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"The" Irish accent? Which one?

November 13, 2017

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    I'll vote for Scottish, I love the Scottish culture!

    November 13, 2017

    https://www.duolingo.com/RooyAguirre

    BOTH SEEM HARD. But, I would choose Irish, because the language is somehow easier than Scottish.

    November 13, 2017

    https://www.duolingo.com/Usagiboy7

    What's written in the two languages in the OP?

    November 14, 2017

    https://www.duolingo.com/Usagiboy7

    Would you post a news cast vid for Scottish too? The current Scottish and Irish Gaelic videos are very uneven in terms of presentation. The current Scottish video you've got up seems a bit messy.

    Edit: Here is a news cast in Scottish Gaelic, but, it doesn't really start any talking until about 53 seconds in.

    November 14, 2017

    https://www.duolingo.com/SamuelCristea

    Thank you Usagiboy7 I was going to ask you to send me one but I see you updated your comment so I'll put your video right now!

    November 14, 2017
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