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Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig) is spoken in Scotland (Alba), mainly in the Highlands (a' Ghaidhealtachd) and in the Western Isles (Na h-Eileanan an Iar), but also in Glasgow (Glaschu), Edinburgh (Dùn Eideann) and Inverness (Inbhir Nis). There are also small Gaelic-speaking communities in Canada, particularly in Nova Scotia (Alba Nuadh) and on Cape Breton Island (Eilean Cheap Breatainn). (...)


I began learning Gaelic when I was child (I want my future kids to learn it as well), but can only remember a few words, as I gave up when I moved countries. I took it back up about 3 yrs ago but then became too busy. Time to get back into it though, will help with a series of books I am currently writing too. Not sure about the whole 12 wk thing; I suspect the author may be telling porkies! The best/quickest way to learn is to actually practise with someone who speaks it...such people are…

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♫ Scottish Gaelic Music - Ba Mo Leanabh ♫A sad but very beautiful lullaby. After the execution of the Clan Chief MacGregor of Glenstrae in 1570, his widow composed and sang this lullaby lament to her child. There exist several versions of this song, more commonly heard as Griogal Cridhe (Beloved Gregor). Here is the english translation of the text, originally in Gàidhlig (scottish gaelic): Oh hush-a-bye, my little baby Hush, my little baby, hush....


Gaelic:"Throughout the ages, beyond time, my love." You know this is true. Regardless of the circumstances. For another thousand years.

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