THE ROYAL IRISH ACADEMY IS IRELAND'S LEADING BODY OF EXPERTS IN THE SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES

Foirisiún Focal as Gaillimh

by  Tomás de Bhaldraithe
€ 25.00

Book Details

Published by Royal Irish Academy

January 1985

Paperback / softback

Number of pages: 240

ISBN: 9780901714442

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.

About the authors

Tomás de Bhaldraithe

Tomás 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 Foirisiún Focal as Gaillimh and Innéacs Nua-Ghaeilge don Dictionary of the Irish Language.