Irish Nouns: A Reference Guide


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This book presents the first comprehensive reference on noun declensions in Modern Irish. Whereas traditional descriptions of noun inflection are notoriously complex and filled with exceptions and irregularities, this reference guide provides a systematic and straightforward characterization of nominal paradigms, which also captures important generalizations about the inflection of nouns. Andrew Carnie proposes ten declension classes instead of the traditional five and separates off seven major types of plural formation. He ...

Irish Nouns: A Reference Guide 2008, OUP Oxford, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780199213757