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Sounds and Spelling of Irish / Fuaimniú agus Litriú na Gaeilge

I came across this wonderful explanation on the general rules and spelling in Irish on YouTube. (Correct me if I'm wrong, it did not come up in any search)

Either way, I believe this may be of aid to a lot of learners.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oIokUII7LX0

January 13, 2015

5 Comments


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

This video plus her handout have become big favorites of mine.

Broad and Slender

Vowel combinations

Fada

Lenition

Eclipsis

Proof positive that Irish spelling makes sense and is very regular.

And off the topic, here's Karen Reshkin playing Golden Slippers/Redwing on the fiddle.

http://goo.gl/Jdw7iT


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

Practical way to remember the úrú pairs

My Brother

Got Caught

Not Doing

Dishes Tonight.

Nobody Gets

Blueberry Pie

Before He Finishes.

END

Go raibh maith agat AoifeIRE- https://www.duolingo.com/comment/6447827


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

That's a wonderful mnemonic. Thank you! Nobody is going to forget blueberry pie. Yum, yum!


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

GRMA! Excellent resource.


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

Go raibh maith agat! Awesome! Thanks for the tip and have a lingot.

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