19 relations: Anglicisation, County Donegal, County Mayo, County Sligo, Diacritic, English language, Gaelic type, Goidelic languages, Irish language, Irish orthography, Lenition, Lough Swilly, Old Norse, Patronymic, Personal name, Surname, Toner (surname), Tonra, Ulster.
Anglicisation or anglicization, also Englishing, is the process of converting anything to more "English" norms.
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County Donegal (pronounced or; Contae Dhún na nGall) is a county in Ireland.
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County Mayo (Contae Mhaigh Eo, meaning "Plain of the yew trees") is a county in Ireland.
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County Sligo (Contae Shligigh) is a county in Ireland.
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A diacritic – also diacritical mark, diacritical point, or diacritical sign – is a glyph added to a letter, or basic glyph.
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English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.
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Gaelic type (sometimes called Irish character, Irish type, or Gaelic script) is a family of insular typefaces devised for printing Irish.
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The Goidelic or Gaelic languages (teangacha Gaelacha, cànanan Goidhealach, çhengaghyn Gaelgagh) form one of the two groups of Insular Celtic languages, the other being the Brittonic languages.
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Irish (Gaeilge), sometimes referred to as Gaelic or Irish Gaelic, is a Goidelic language of the Indo-European language family, originating in Ireland and historically spoken by the Irish people.
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Irish orthography has evolved over many centuries, since Old Irish was first written down in the Latin alphabet in about the 8th century AD.
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In linguistics, lenition is a kind of sound change that alters consonants, making them more sonorous (vowel-like).
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Lough Swilly in Ireland is a glacial fjord or sea inlet lying between the western side of the Inishowen Peninsula and the Fanad Peninsula, in County Donegal.
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Old Norse was a North Germanic language that was spoken by inhabitants of Scandinavia and inhabitants of their overseas settlements during about the 9th to 13th centuries.
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A patronym, or patronymic, is a component of a personal name based on the given name of one's father, grandfather, or an even-earlier male ancestor.
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A personal name or full name refers to the set of names by which an individual is known and that can be recited as a word-group, with the understanding that, taken together, they all relate to that one individual.
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A surname or family name is a name added to a given name.
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Toner is a surname in the English language.
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Tonra is a surname in the English language.
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Ulster (Ulaidh or Cúige Uladh, Ulster Scots: Ulstèr or Ulster) is a province in the north of the island of Ireland.
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