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rable volume, of the same kind, will be published, in a short time. In the mean time the present volume contains all that is really necessary for general use.
In the publication of an original work, some typographical errors are almost unavoidable. The following is a list of the most considerable: the rest, it is hoped, will not occasion any difficulty to the reader.
PAGE 24. LINE 3. for gealaċd, read gealac. 32. 21. for na sagart, read na sagairt.
28. for toe rot, read the rod. 33.
3. for the note, read the nose.
4. for an seafac, read an tseafac. 68. 20. for an ndeann me? read a ndean
me 73. 15. for am I not given ? read am I
In Irish there are seventeen letters, viz.
liomsa, with me B 1 as b in boy,
bean, a woman C í before e or i, as k in king, 'ciall
, sense 2 before á, o or u, as c in
cat, a battle
this sound is not found in dán, a poem
soillse, light F 1 as f in fan; , i . fáilte, welcome G 1 before e or i, as g in get, gean, lope. 2 before a, o or u, as g in
gun, I 1 long, as ie in field, rig, a king 2 short, as i in fit,
L 11 single,
j gorm, blue