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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JanoszTiger77

The language of my ancestors

Finally! I am able to practice a language that so many people in my family from the Gordon, Cummings and Davi(e)s clan have spoken. I am already getting into touch with family members through Arabic & Hebrew, Yiddish is on it's way.... my grandfather spoke Cymraeg (Welsh) which (Brythonic branch) is different from the Godoitic branch of Celtic languages.. and I love learning Welsh but Scottish Gaelic is the language of the majority of my family., thank you Duolingo for the course!!! Thank you to all the contributors!!!!

November 26, 2019

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Kayla484890

Hmm I wonder what a program in Scots would be like...but there are SOO many languages still to create and others to keep growing.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Hope150193

I used to live in Scotland and heard people speaking Scots Gaelic natively when I was on the Hebridean island of Barra in the 80’s. Then I married into the Nield family which I hear is a branch of the McNeills from Barra. Fabulous country, fabulous island and fabulous language. Great to have a chance to learn a little of it. Thanks contributors!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JanoszTiger77

Awesome! My friend from Edinburgh kept on talking about Barra "It's the only place we know about to go on holiday" just with a bit more cussing.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/tc2018
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Yesss! The last of my heritage languages. I have English, Scottish, French and Dutch ancestry so now I can learn all of them. Thank you Duo,

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