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The development of eclipsis in Gaelic

Ó Maolalaigh, R. (1996) The development of eclipsis in Gaelic. Scottish Language, 14, pp. 158-173.

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Suggests eclipsis developed in two stages, the first of which affected voiceless stops (c, p, t) and which was common to all varieties of Gaelic. The second stage involving the voiced stops (b, d, g) occurred in Irish only.

Item Type:Articles
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:O Maolalaigh, Professor Roibeard
Authors: Ó Maolalaigh, R.
Subjects:P Language and Literature > PB Modern European Languages > PB1501 Scottish Gaelic Language
College/School:College of Arts > School of Humanities > Celtic and Gaelic
Journal Name:Scottish Language

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