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irish gaelic word for MOTHER or MUM?

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Post July 11 2002, 17:12 PM
lynnie
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If anyone could help, it would be much appreciated!
Thanks in advance!
Lynn

 
Post July 19 2002, 5:34 AM
Rin
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Unfortunately I don't know the pronounciation of "mother," but it's "Máthair" I know the 'th' makes a 't' sound, but that's it.
Mom or Mum is "Mam," and from what I remember, it sounds just like it's spelled.

Post July 21 2002, 9:06 AM
irishgaelictranslator
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the th makes a "h" sound.

máthair = mother
maw-hir
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