[b-hebrew] kevin on irish

Nir cohen - Prof. Mat. nir at ccet.ufrn.br
Thu Dec 30 20:02:49 EST 2010


On Thu, 30 Dec 2010 13:45:19 -0800, K Randolph wrote
> Nir:

> You may not have caught it, being an Israeli living in Brazil, but the Irish have adopted English. The native Gaelic survives in only a few isolated corners of the land, and even there its survival is tenuous.

thanks karl. i knew the general trend, and joyce, but did not have exact data.

> As for when Orthodox Jews started thinking that Hebrew was too holy to speak in daily affaires, that I don’t know.
> 
> Karl W. Randolph. 

this question may have bearing on some of the issues being discussed.

nir cohen

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