At 05:51 AM 00.06.17 -0800, Michael Everson wrote:
>Note that the short native term in each of these languages is 'Gaelic',
>"Éireannach", "Albanach", or "Manninagh".
I once heard the Gàidhlig singer of the Scots folk music group Ossian
explain to an audience that there are three languages in Scotland: English,
Scottish (meaning the language of e.g. Robert Burns' poetry), and Gaelic
(which he pronounced "Gallic"). So it would seem that in English,
"Scottish" is not to Gàidhlig what "Irish" is to Gaeilge.
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