Anglų referatas. Introduction. Variety of english in ireland. Anglo-irish, dublin, and echoes of the ascendancy. Hiberno-english and irish gaelic. Northern irish english, ulster scots and belfast. The distinctive english of ‘the north’ falls into four broad varieties. Pronunciation. Conclusion. Biography.
The days are long gone however when Scottish Gaelic was called Irish, but such confusion over names, peoples, and language is not unusual in Europe’s western islands: Scottish Gaelic was once called Scots . In Ireland, the indigenous language is known as Gaelic, Irish Gaelic, and Irish, while in Scotland it is Gaelic or Scottish Gaelic or the Gaelic. The Irish and Scotland forms of Gaelic are mutually intelligible with an effort.
The name Ireland dates from before the 10 th century, and is a hybrid, the Ire- an adaptation of Eire, the name of the island is Gaelic. Ireland has often been defined as an island of the British Isles. Many Irish people, especially in the Republic, and generally if Catholic in Northern Ireland, consider such a description both inappropriate and offensive. They would prefer the definition in the Encarta World English Dictionary: ‘ island in northwestern Europe, in the North Atlantic Ocean, west of Great Britain.’ But many might like to remove the ‘Great’; from them, Ireland should in no sense be linked with Britain, great or otherwise. However, in the six counties of Northern Ireland, which is part of the United Kingdom, the island’s place in the British Isles is entirely agreeable to the slightly majority Protestant population.