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The Resource Sounds Irish : the Irish language in Australia, Dymphna Lonergan

Sounds Irish : the Irish language in Australia, Dymphna Lonergan

Label
Sounds Irish : the Irish language in Australia
Title
Sounds Irish
Title remainder
the Irish language in Australia
Statement of responsibility
Dymphna Lonergan
Creator
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • gle
  • eng
Summary
This book traces Irish language words, phrases and references in Australian newspapers, poetry, novels and in Australian English. A detailed glossary of Irish words in Australian writing shows just how important this contribution to Australian English has been; includes brief references to the influence of Irish words on some Aboriginal languages
Cataloging source
ANL
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Lonergan, Dymphna
Dewey number
491.620994
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
Includes some texts in Irish
LC call number
PB1298.A8
LC item number
L66 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • English language
  • Australian literature
  • Australian literature
  • Irish language
  • Irish language
  • Irish language
  • Irish
Label
Sounds Irish : the Irish language in Australia, Dymphna Lonergan
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography, p. 121-139
Contents
1. The sweetest and swiftest tongue. -- 2. The Irish language and Australian English : crack on to a sheila. -- 3. Writing Irish Australia : bulls, blunders and follies. -- 4. Irish words in Australian writing : erin go brach: Ireland forever -- 5. Smidirini
Control code
000026236896
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 145 p.
Isbn
9781921013003
Lccn
2005360482
Other physical details
ill., facsims, maps, ports
Label
Sounds Irish : the Irish language in Australia, Dymphna Lonergan
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography, p. 121-139
Contents
1. The sweetest and swiftest tongue. -- 2. The Irish language and Australian English : crack on to a sheila. -- 3. Writing Irish Australia : bulls, blunders and follies. -- 4. Irish words in Australian writing : erin go brach: Ireland forever -- 5. Smidirini
Control code
000026236896
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 145 p.
Isbn
9781921013003
Lccn
2005360482
Other physical details
ill., facsims, maps, ports

Library Locations

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