Unravelling the sinister history of 'amadán'05 February 2021
In today's episode of Spreading the Words we learn about the Modern Irish word for ‘fool’.
Episode 25: Amadán (fool). Listen to the podcast here.
Spreading the Words is a new series by MoLi on the histories of Irish words from literature and everyday life. The episodes are written by Sharon Arbuthnot and Máire Ní Mhaonaigh, authors of A History of Ireland in 100 Words, and produced in association with the book and the electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language. Read by Máire Ní Mhaonaigh.
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