[Elfsea] [Steppes] Languages

Regan Caimbeul regan.caimbeul at gmail.com
Sat Aug 25 17:37:27 PDT 2007


I'm interested in learning any languages (I was excited to hear about the
gaelic..even if it is a bit of a drive from where I am)... and improving on
the ones that I've gotten really rusty on.. (French & German & Japanese)..

Regan

On 8/25/07, Vicki Marsh <vmarsh at twmarsh.net> wrote:
>
> Are there peoples of the Iberian penninsula here who would enjoy learning
> or
> sharing Spanish with others?
>
>
>
> Xene AKA Ximena Grifón de Mendoça
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: steppes-bounces at lists.ansteorra.org
> [mailto:steppes-bounces at lists.ansteorra.org] On Behalf Of Quill
> Sent: Saturday, August 25, 2007 12:44 AM
> To: steppes at lists.ansteorra.org
> Subject: Re: [Steppes] ahhh...pleasant Benbrook...about Irish Gaelic
> (andmore!)
>
>
> Ormsa an locht, I gladly take the blame for this, and would encourage
> anyone with even the faintest interest in learning this wonderful language
> to attend.
>
> Also, if there are other tongues which tickle your fancy, have them in
> mind
> to bring up at this meeting. I have already confessed on many fronts that
> I
> am that most terrible of wordy rogues, a linguist, and one who welcomes
> the
> opportunity to explore any new forms of communication which present
> themselves (even the nonverbal ones).
>
> An duine uasal Yagyu is taking steps to bring Irish alive in our kingdom.
> I
> have also heard the echos of an interest in Welsh, and furthermore I have
> resources and some experience with Cornish. All told we represent a fair
> portion of both branches of the Insular Celtic tongues. (Now if a Pict
> comes
> into the picture I just don't know /what/ might happen!)
>
> While I hope to work closely with those of you who choose to come out to
> Benbrook, I know too there are others who find the journey too trying at
> present. It is therefor my hope to branch out into the heart of Steppes
> and
> nurture this enthusiasm for language further. It will be interesting to
> see
> what comes about should Elfsea represent the Goidelic (Irish/Gaelic/Manx)
> side of things, while Steppes follows the Brythonic (Welsh/Cornish/Breton
> and... mrrr... Pictish/Cumbric *wince*) branch. However, there is no time
> or
> place yet in mind for such a meeting, nor will there be until we see how
> this Irish bit turns out.
>
> Sewenna, gon kowetha!
> /|\ Cuillioc "Quill" /|\
>
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> >
> > Message: 1
> > Date: Tue, 21 Aug 2007 23:26:41 -0700 (PDT)
> > From: jake curda <jakecurda at yahoo.com>
> > Subject: [Steppes] ahhh...pleasent Benbrook...about Irish Gaelic
> > To: stepps list < steppes at lists.ansteorra.org>,  the group
> >        < AnotherMiscreantBardicCircle at yahoogroups.com>
> > Message-ID: < 662092.77720.qm at web36910.mail.mud.yahoo.com >
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> >
> > Benbrook is in the great Canton of Loch Rua....(and forgive me I
> > belieave I am useing a modern spelling of the word for
> > red....).....and It is just outside of Fort Worth.......I could throw
> > a stone and hit the darn city from my house.......for those a bit more
> > knowledge of roads and highways, I am located just off of Hw. 377
> > South going to Grandburry........I provided the physical adress so you
> > could just pop it into mapquest or what ever you use.....but once
> > again the adress is....
> >
> > 228 Vista Way
> > Benbrook Tx., 76126
> >
> > and as for the library of books in dual period Irish and
> > English......that would be amazeing to look at and read.....it would
> > allow a good grasp at seeing just how much the language has
> > changed.....like I said I hope to eventualy move into period
> > Irish....but for right now it is easyer to find books on modern
> > Irish....one step at a time, as an old Japanese teacher once said to
> > me........and yes....we all rather like it refered to as Irish and not
> > Gaelic....lol....the Scotts have dibbs on the just Gaelic
> > thing.....when one finds a book on Gaelic, it is always Scots
> > Gale.......
> >
> > and the book we will be useing can be found online with little effort,
> > and you can even buy it with audio cd's, which is the copy I
> > have....so we can listen to them as we work through the book.......and
> > it is "Teach Yourself Irish" by Diarmuid O Se and Joe Sheils........I
> > also have an Irish-English/English-Irish dictionary that I happened
> > across but alas have never ben able to run across anouther
> > copy.......it is put out as part of the Robert Referance Library by
> > the Roberts publishing company.....I have a copy, but if anyone can
> > locate one let me know becouse I could stand to have one more on
> > hand.......I happened apon my Teach Yourself Irish at a Barns and
> > Noble.....but your best bet is to get it online....I know amazon
> > carries it...and I will leave a link to the book here........
> > http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_ss_gw/104-2011820-6303905?initialSearch
> > =1&url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=teach+yourself+Irish&Go.x=9&G
> > o.y=20
> >
> >
> > I am getting more excited about this as the days go by......I think we
> > will all have a lot of fun...... and by the way, Quill.....you have no
> > choice.....I will see you here on the 14th......I will come get you if
> > I have to........this is in part your fault too, lol........
> >
> > of there are any more question please e-mail me.....and I will post
> > reminders as we draw closer to the first meet....... so till then,
> > Slante go an caithair deach....(cheers to the 14th)
> >
> > Slante agus Slan go foill, mo chardai
> > (cheers adn goodbye, my friends)
> >
> > Yagyu
> >
> >
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