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Title:
A dictionary of Anglo-Irish : words and phrases from Gaelic in the English of Ireland
Author:
Ó Muirithe, Diarmaid.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Blackrock, Co. Dublin, Ireland ; Portland, OR : Four Courts Press, [1996]

©1996
Physical Description:
240 pages ; 22 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781851821976
Format :
Book

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Central Library PE1582.I55 O69 1996 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks-Non circulating
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Summary

In Limerick for example a failb= is a big, fat, idle person; Oiche Shamhna is Halloween in Kilkenny; and in several places uisce faoi thalamh, literally meaning water underground, refers to a conspiracy. The terms and their meaning are taken from contemporary published and oral sources. An index is


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