We welcome Matt Boutilier on to talk about Old Irish, from the destruction of verb roots due to initial stress, to how you can incorporate initial mutations into a language.
Special mention: George recommends the show Cleverman. Nothing to do with this episode, it’s just good.
Top of show greeting: Dubarne /du’barnə/
Links and Resources
- Ogham writing system
- Old Irish on Wikipedia
- O’Connell, F. W. (1912) A Grammar of Old Irish. Belfast: Mayne, Boyd & son, ltd
- Lehmann, R. M., & Lehmann, W. P. (1975). Old Irish: An Introduction. New Yord: Modern Language
- Stifter, D. (2006). Sengoidelc: Old Irish for beginners. Syracuse University Press. [William’s recommendation]