Teangaleanga

Irish rules in A Grammar of Modern Irish 

Chapter contents


1 Alphabet and guide to pronunciation 1
vowels 2
Epenthetic vowels (1.15) 5
broad and slender 6
consonants 8
stress 11
2 Grammatical terms 13
Parts of speech (2.1­–2) 13
Other terms (2.3) 15
Clauses (2.4) 17
Sentences (2.5) 18
Complement and expansion (2.7) 18
3 Capital letters; hyphens; apostrophes 20
capital letters 20
hyphens 21
apostrophes 22
4 Lenition 23
lenition of noun or verbal noun 24
Lenition following prepositions 24
Lenition and indefinite noun in the genitive 27
Lenition and definite noun in the genitive 28
Lenition of adjectives 30
Lenition of surnames 32
Lenition of numerals 32
Lenition of verbs 34
Lenition within a compound word 34
5 Foreletters 36
eclipsis 36
Eclipsis of nouns 36
Eclipsis of adjectives 37
t-fix 38
h-fix 39
Dative following singular article (5.17) 40
Names of letters 41
Letters as prefixes 41
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FOCLÓIRÍN

abairt sentence
abairt aicme, classification sentence
abairt choimpléascach, complex sentence
abairt chomhshuiteach, compound sentence abairt chopaileach, copular sentence


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