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Irish Nouns: A Reference Guide

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This is a comprehensive source of reference on noun declensions in Modern Irish. It contains over 10,000 nouns as well as a generalised description of declension classes, case marking, and number marking in standard Irish, and a discussion of the nominal morphology that affects declension class and case form.
Hardcover, 352 pages
Published December 1st 2008 by Oxford University Press, USA (first published August 1st 2008)
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The helpfulness of this book can't be overstated. It is an in-depth look at Irish (Gaeilge) nouns. It covers all the declensions, looking at them all in detail and gives details on how to form the plurals of nouns, something which can be tricky in Irish. On top of this, Mr. Carnie gives quite a few verbal nouns, which are nice to have as these are using to form the equivalent of the English gerund and the infinitive form of the verb. He then caps it off with two lists of nouns and a section on t ...more
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