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  • Feb 22, 2012
  • 05:57 PM

Art in Paradise: Getting Gaelic

James Heflin / Valley Advocate
There are few languages as melodiously lovely as Irish (often dubbed Irish Gaelic). There are, on the other hand, few as fearsome to behold in print or as unusual in pronunciation. Take the letter "m." In Irish, it sounds just like "m" in English. Unless, that is, it's followed by an "h." Then it sounds like "v" or "w," depending on the vowels that surround it.

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