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by Séadna
Wed Dec 18, 2019 6:54 pm
Forum: The Children of Eriu
Topic: Pronunciation Guide
Replies: 0
Views: 3008

Pronunciation Guide

Here are some of the words from the RPG pronounced in Modern Irish:
https://app.box.com/s/4i3ve24svwr5tfino4ljq5orj3lfqmqo

I'll add more as time goes on.
by Séadna
Sat Jul 13, 2019 5:41 pm
Forum: The Children of Eriu
Topic: Children of Eriu
Replies: 13
Views: 5010

Re: Children of Eriu

andrew wrote: Yes please do, we'll need pronunciation guides for these archetypes and powers for sure. I'll be able to link the Children of Eriu pre-gens soon.
Great, looking forward to recording all the words.
by Séadna
Mon Jul 01, 2019 3:09 pm
Forum: The Children of Eriu
Topic: Children of Eriu
Replies: 13
Views: 5010

Re: Children of Eriu

Hi andrew, A post on another forum made me think of this. I'm from Ireland and can speak Gaelic. Would it be alright to stick up a page of recordings of the Gaelic words in this online to help others pronounce them? Obviously it would be in modern Irish, not the Old Gaelic of the Sagas, but thought ...
by Séadna
Sat Sep 16, 2017 9:13 am
Forum: Viking Mythology
Topic: Jackson Crawford
Replies: 0
Views: 5647

Jackson Crawford

I don't know if people are familiar with his youtube channel. He's an academic specialising in the Nordic languages and has translated the Poetic Edda and the Saga of the Volsungs (with its "sequel" the Saga of Ragnar Lothbrok). He takes a fairly sober academic approach to the mythology wh...
by Séadna
Wed Sep 06, 2017 5:35 pm
Forum: Viking Mythology
Topic: Icelandic and Old Norse
Replies: 3
Views: 4244

Re: Icelandic and Old Norse

Thanks guys! I already had a fairly strong urge to purchase that book (just looked fun from previews + amazon reviews), but this clinches it for me!

The old Teach Yourself (Modern) Icelandic from the 60s has a chapter on Old Icelandic, but that's not the same as a proper intro.
by Séadna
Mon Sep 04, 2017 3:41 pm
Forum: Viking Mythology
Topic: Icelandic and Old Norse
Replies: 3
Views: 4244

Icelandic and Old Norse

Just recently got into Fate of the Norns, so new to the game!

I'm just wondering, considering the game's background, has anybody here learned Icelandic or Old Norse? If so, what books did you use or how did you learn it?