The author of translation requested proofreading. Please review your translation. Maybe the person who submitted the lyrics will change it, and then I’ll change my translation and my comment on that word. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Login Registration Sign In. If it was in the nominative it would be An gille mear.

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orla fallon mo ghile mear

So if it’s after ‘mo’ the noun and adjective are both lenited but if not, they are not. Although both your preferred version and mine omit quite a few stanzas but not as many as the version on this page. Please try again later.

orla fallon mo ghile mear

Masuline nouns also carry lenited adjectives, depending on case, whether the noun is definite or indefinite, whether it’s singular or plural, whether it forms its plural by slenderisation or by affixing “an”, whether it begins with a vowel, maybe other things too – a bit more complicated than with feminine nouns. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. It’s now mostly safe to ignore that rule except when the lenition is directly caused by the definite article in a form ending in “n” or there’s a frozen form like “nighean donn” or “sgian dubh”.

Ă“rla Fallon – Mo Ghile Mear lyrics + English translation

Customers who bought this item also bought. If it was in the nominative it would mexr An gille mear. And of course the rule applies in surnames like MacGriogair which of course are themselves frozen forms. And seems to be true to the original lyrics of the song. The source lyrics have been updated. It certainly makes more sense not to have an h there.


Mo Ghile Mear (English translation)

To enable Prime Music, you must have JavaScript turned on in your browser. That would make sense. But it’s almost maybe altogether – I can’t think of an exception just now safe to say that if a definite article causes lenition at the noun the following adjectives will have lenition too.

Anyway I am glad to receive your clarification that ‘mo ghille mear’ is correct, and it may be that this is a difference with Gaidhlig, or maybe I am mistaken on this point in Gaidhlig too. We must understand basic Irish grammar and go by that! From the Album My Land.

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The Star of the County Ghike. Get to Know Us. Therefore it should be ‘mo ghillle mhear’. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.

Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Even when those simple rules say lenition will happen, it may not – for example people today are mostly happy with things like “cailin dhonn” which the above simple rules say is correct, but there is another rule – the homo-organic rule, which says cailin dhonn is incorrect. Most of the versions of this I’ve found on youtube are too poor audio quality to be sure whether that g is lenited or not – they are probably pirated from live performances using cheap and nasty pocket-size equipment.


March 1, Release Date: It’s nothing to do with music! It would be easier if there were a video provided – I could translate the sound instead of the transcription. Ring Smart Home Security Systems.

By placing your order, you agree to our Terms of Use. Don’t claim any of my translations as your own, and please if you publish them anywhere attribute them to me. There is more to lenition, but i have only referred to the immediate issue.