O'Donovan, John





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O'Donovan, John, A grammar of the Irish language: published for the use of the senior classes of the College of St. Columba, Dublin: Hodges and Smith, 1845.

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A grammar of the Irish language: published for the use of the senior classes of the College of St. Columba
Place
Dublin
Publisher
Hodges and Smith
Year
1845
Subjects and topics
“Preface”
vii–viii
Introduction
“Introduction, 1: Of the origin of writing and letters in Ireland”
xxvii
“Introduction, 2: Of the principal writers of Irish grammar”
Incl. brief remarks on Auraicept na n-éces, O'Mulconry, Matthew De Renzy, John Kearney, and then moving on to Irish or Scottish Gaelic grammars, prosodies and related works by writers such as Francis O'Molloy; Edward Lhuyd; Hugh Mac Curtin; Andrew Donlevy; Charles Vallancey and bishop O'Brien; William Shaw; Alexander Stewart; William Haliday (al. Edmund O'Connell); William Neilson; R. Mac Elligott; Paul O'Brien; John O'Connell; Patrick Lynch; Edward O'Reilly; James Scurry (lxiii-lxiv; lxi); compilation for the Synod of Ulster (1841); other Irish grammars, e.g. by Henry Joseph Monck Mason, librarian of King's Inns, and by Owen Connellan; finally, grammars of Scottish Gaelic.
James ScurryScurry (James)
(1790?–1828)
Ó Scoireadh (Séamus)
Irish: Séamus Ó Scoireadh, farmer, scholar and translator from Kilkenny.
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liv
“Introduction, 3: Testimonies to the value of the study of Irish”
lxv
“Introduction, 4: Of the dialects of Irish”
lxxi
Part I: Orthography
[1] “Classification of letters”
1
[2] “Of the vowels”
5
[3] “Of the consonants”
27
Part II: Etymology
[1] “Of the article”
66
[2] “Of nouns substantive”
71
[3] “Adjectives”
109
[4] “Of pronouns”
126
[5] “Of verbs”
150
[6] “Adverbs”
261
[7] “Of prepositions”
280
[8] “Of conjunctions”
320
[9] “Of interjections”
327
[10] “Of derivation and composition”
328
Part III: Of syntax
[1] “Of concord”
344
[2] “Of government”
367
Part IV: Of prosody
[1] “Of prosody”
403
[2] “Of versification”
412
Appendices
[Appendix 1] “Of contractions and abbreviations”
429
[Appendix 2] “Specimens of the Irish language from the seventh to the seventeenth century”
436
[Appendix 3] “Addenda et corrigenda”
458