Foirisiun Focal as Gaillimh

Foirisiun Focal as Gaillimh


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This is a collection of lexical material from different areas of the Galway Irish-speaking Gaeltacht. The words and phrases are based mainly on recorded conversations and as such are not found in standard dictionaries. It underlines the vibrancy of the living language as new words and metaphors continue to be coined. This book is suitable for both the second level student and the Gaelic scholar.

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Product details

  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 185 x 245 x 14mm | 527g
  • Royal Irish Academy
  • Dublin, Ireland
  • Irish
  • 0901714445
  • 9780901714442
  • 1,956,987

About Tomas de Bhaldraithe

Tomas de Bhaldraithe (1916-1996) was an Irish language scholar and lexicographer. He was the author of the milestone 'English-Irish Dictionary' published in 1959. Other works by him published by the Royal Irish Academy include Foirisiun Focal as Gaillimh and Inneacs Nua-Ghaeilge don Dictionary of the Irish Language.

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