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On some relics of the Irish dialect spoken in the glens of Antrim

Nils Magnus Holmer

On some relics of the Irish dialect spoken in the glens of Antrim

with an attempt toward the reconstruction of northeastern Irish : being a report of a visit to the glens of Antrim in 1937, under the sponsorship of the Royal Irish academy

by Nils Magnus Holmer

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Published by Almqvist & Wiksells boktryckeri-a.-b in Uppsala .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Irish language -- Dialects -- Northern Ireland -- Antrim (County)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Nils M. Holmer.
    SeriesUppsala universitets årsskrift 1940 7
    ContributionsRoyal Irish Academy.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination133 p. ;
    Number of Pages133
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16665524M

    The Basque language is pre-Indo-European, Basque and Irish people share a common ancestery going back as far as the end of the last Ice Age. I think Maltese and Sami are the only other European languages that are pre-Indo-European; Indo-European languages originated near the Black Sea region or Turkey years ago, a culture and language. In some regards this dialect is quite different from general Connacht Irish but since most Connacht dialects have died out during the last century Connemara Irish is sometimes seen as Connacht Irish. Much closer to the traditional Connacht Irish is the very threatened dialect spoken in the region on the border between Galway (Gaillimh) and Mayo.

    Irish is a Celtic language, as is Scottish Gaelic, Manx Gaelic (Manx), Welsh, Breton and Cornish. The Gaelic languages come from Old Irish and the other three Celtic languages come from British. There were other Celtic languages spoken on the European . VOWELVARIATIONS WITHIN THE IRISH “LILT” The following vowels and diphthongs are spoken with a downward inflection: ei take, baby, rainfall, stray, fateful o% oldest. open, boat growing, over u food, troupe, loosely, juicy, spoon) goes to a dentalized t* think, thirty, thousand, thoughtful plosives t, d.

    Ulster Irish is the variety of Irish spoken in the province of Ulster. It "occupies a central position in the Gaelic world made up of Ireland, Scotland and the Isle of Man". Ulster Irish thus has more in common with Scottish Gaelic and Manx. Within Ulster there have historically been two main sub-dialects: West Ulster and East Ulster. The Western dialect is spoken in County Donegal and once. For now 'tis wantin' back I am to that lone land; 'Tis the other house I'm seein' on the green hill's breast, An' a trail across the prairie that's goin' south an' west, Back to you. PREFACE. These "Songs of the Glens of Antrim" were written by a Glenswoman in the dialect of the Glens, and chiefly for the pleasure of other Glens- people.


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On some relics of the Irish dialect spoken in the glens of Antrim by Nils Magnus Holmer Download PDF EPUB FB2

Bhí sé pósta ar Vanja Abrahamsson. Is iad na leabhair leis a bhaineann le hÉirinn agus le hAlbain: Argyllshire Gaelic (); On some relics of the Irish dialect spoken in the Glens of Antrim (with an attempt towards the reconstruction of northeastern Irish) (); The Irish language in Rathlin Island (); The Gaelic of Arran (); The Gaelic of Kintyre (); The dialects of Co.

through the fact that the dialect of Irish Gaelic spoken in the Glens and Rathlin Island, was similar to the Scottish Gaelic spoken in the Western Isles.

Indeed, it formed part of a continuum of language and culture that spanned across the whole of the Gaelic speaking world in Scotland, Ireland and the Isle of Man. Writing in Antrim (2) Mac Amhlaoibh, Brian, Clonreagh [Glenariff], Ardclinis, Glenarm Lower, Antrim (Glens of Antrim) McKiernan, Michael, Knocknacarry, Layd, Glenarm Lower, Antrim (Glens of Antrim) For more on the dialect of the Glens of Antrm, see Holmer, Nils.

'On Some Relics of the Irish Dialect Spoken in the Glens of Antrim' in Uppsala Universitets årsskrift 7 ().Author: Dubh Linn. Today the Irish language is spoken in Ulster in two main areas on the coast of Co. Donegal. The first is in the south-west of this country (Wagner []) and the second and larger area is in the north-west, particularly the region around Gaoth Dobhair.

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According to the UK Census, in Northern Ireland(%) claim to. Irish as spoken in Counties Down[8] and Fermanagh were the first to die out, but native speakers of varieties spoken in the Glens of Antrim[9] and the Sperrin Mountains of County Tyrone[10] and County Londonderry survived into the s and s respectively, whilst the Armagh dialect survived until the s or '40s.[11].

And in County Antrim at that. EULL DUNLOP. Some Handlin’; The Dialect Heritage of North Ulster collected by the pupils and friends of Ballyrashane Primary School.

If you cannot immediately recall the meaning of sned, snib, snoken, soorlicks, spags, sprickled breid, spulpin, steaghey or stime then this is the book for you. the glens of antrim historical society’s information centre Noreen Delargy & Josephine McCallin May the Society set up an information centre: list of some of the books available, information from local school registers, catalogue of gravestones from old Layde graveyard.

This is the language of the Glosses, of the Irish found in the Book of Armagh, and of some passages in the Book of the Dun Cow; but we have very little Old Irish preserved in Ireland. The oldest, purest, and most cultivated form, as found in the St. Gall and other seventh or eighth-century glosses, was called the Bérla féne [bairla faina], i.

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province in Ireland This article is about the nine-county province of Ireland. For the constituent country of the UK, see Northern Irela. Some small communities, referred to as Gaeltacht, along the west coast of the country continue to use Irish as their first language. Approximately 36% of the population speaks Irish.

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