Datapoint Irish / Politeness Distinctions in Pronouns

Language:Irish
Feature:Politeness Distinctions in Pronouns by Johannes Helmbrecht
Value:No politeness distinction

Examples

Sentence 2925:

) explicitly states that there is no politeness distinction in Irish pronouns. This information is confirmed by Graham Isaac (p.c).

sibh

2nd sg. hon.

Christiane Batke (p.c.) mentions the fact that the 2nd

pl pronoun is occasionally used (only) by old people to

address priests, otherwise there is no politeness

distinction in pronouns in Irish.

References