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Focaloir Gaoidhilge-Sax-Bhearla; Or, an Irish-English Dictionary [By J. O'Brien]
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affinity agus allod ancient Estate arms athair Barony battle breac Brien called Celtic Celtic nations Celts champion Chief colour Comh compound word consonants corn corrupted County of Cork derived descended Dialect ding duine English fame fear fense gach Gauls genit German Greek Guidhelians hair hath Hebrew hence herb idem idir Ireland Irish Alphabet Irish language Irish word Irlandois King King of Ulster Land Latin Leinster Letter Lhuyd Lord luchd means Meath Munster Neamh noble Ogyg old Irish Pelasgi Pelasgians person plain plur Prince pronounced quod radical rectius remarkable Righ River Scots shew signifies spear stone syllables territory thing thou tion town tree tribe Ulster unto verb vowels vulg Welsh woman written
Page 522 - A CES CAUSES , voulant favorablement traiter l'Expofant, nous lui avons permis & permettons, par ces Préfentes, de faire imprimer ledit Ouvrage autant de fois que bon lui...
Page 522 - Confeillers les Gens tenans nos Cours de Parlement , Maîtres des Requêtes ordinaires de notre Hôtel , grand Confeil , Prévôt de Paris , Baillifs , Sénéchaux , leurs Lieutenans Civils, & autres nos Jufticiers .qu'il appartiendra, SALUT. Notre ame...
Page 457 - ... with regard to С and t) ; not only because they are two different letters, holding different places in all the alphabets, and consequently of different powers and functions in the radical and original formation of words, but also because such an unlimited indifference, in substituting those letters for each other in any particular language, cannot but be prejudicial to the affinity which the words of that language may radically bear with tbe words of the same meaning in other languages.
Page 486 - Behold, the hope of him is in vain: Shall not one be cast down even at the sight of him? None is so fierce that dare stir him up: Who then is able to stand before me?
Page 499 - Carisius have remarked that a syllable may be formed 455 cu either by one vowel or by two or three, as in the word aquae, &c. ; but Quintilian will not allow, that three vowels can be united in one syllable, and Terencian joins him in the same opinion: syllabam, says he, non invenimti-s ex tribus.
Page 265 - Punic War; and Plutarch informs us that it was brought in by Sp. Carvilius, wherefore Diomedes calls it Nova Consona. But there is this other foundation for judging that the Latins had the y, or g, from the beginning, as a quite different letter from the K : viz.
Page xxxi - I think I have discovered that which was previous to the Greek tongue, all over Asia Minor, Scythia and Greece. And this was the Japhetan, called afterwards the Pelasgian, and then Gomerian and Magogian, or Scythian language; which is now to be found only in Ireland, the Highlands of Scotland, and Wales.™...
Page 265 - ... nearly of the same power; and hence in our old parchments, they are written indifferently for each other, of which practice some examples have been cited.