Barnaby Brown and Allan MacDonald visited the great Gaelic scholar John MacInnes to gain some insight into questions that were raised when reading the Gesto canntaireachd.
Many topics were discussed, but we wanted to share a little snippet on the digraph “ie” found in two titles:
During the conversation you will hear other Gaelic words: siud (pronounced “shit”), taobhcrobh (the 1840 Bunting harp term) and caora (word for sheep).
As you will hear, this man is a treasure.
This interview was recorded on 22 April 2015 looking at the following facsimiles: