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    • What are the best books about the origin of the Irish language?

      • Italo-Celtic Origins and the Prehistory of the Irish Language. Leiden Studies in Indo-European. 14. Rodopi. ISBN 978-9042021778. Lehmann, R. P. M.; W. P. Lehmann (1975). An Introduction to Old Irish. New York: Modern Language Association of America. ISBN 0-87352-289-3. Matasović, Ranko (2011). Problems in the Reconstruction of Proto-Celtic (PDF).
  1. en.wikipedia.org › wiki › Old_IrishOld Irish - Wikipedia

    1 day ago · Old Irish is the ancestor of all modern Goidelic languages: Modern Irish, Scottish Gaelic and Manx . A still older form of Irish is known as Primitive Irish. Fragments of Primitive Irish, mainly personal names, are known from inscriptions on stone written in the Ogham alphabet.

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    1 day ago · Ireland ( / ˈaɪərlənd / ( listen) IRE-lənd; Irish: Éire [ˈeːɾʲə] ( listen); Ulster-Scots: Airlann [ˈɑːrlən]) is an island in the North Atlantic Ocean, in north-western Europe. It is separated from Great Britain to its east by the North Channel, the Irish Sea, and St George's Channel. Ireland is the second-largest island of the ...

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