Is the word for budget ‘Buiséad’ or ‘cáinaisnéis’? Should I write ‘Bean dhubh’ or ‘bean dubh’? These are just two of the difficult choices faced by anyone attempting to write in the Irish language.
Cruinneas contains an alphabetical listing of the most problematical words and grammatical structures: Irish words used with the wrong meaning, English concepts which are difficult to translate, flaws in style, unhappy translations from English and much, much more.
Each entry is illustrated with an example of best – and worst – usage