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Subject: Re: Ri\oghachd nan Eilean - another question
From: Michael Bauer <[log in to unmask]>
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Date:Wed, 22 Aug 2007 08:58:11 +0100
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Looks like a typo to me for "ge bith"

Am Měcheal Eile

> This time it's "ge brith".
> 
> "Ann an da-ri\ribh, ge-ta\, ge brith de\ na 
> h-atharrachaidhean a tha\nig 
> air an t-saoghal pholitigeach, mhair cumhachd agus neart 
> Eilean Idhe mar 
> a bha."
> 
> A meaning of "whatever" can be deduced from context, but the root 
> meaning of "brith" is not so clear. Is it a variation of 
> "bri\gh", or is 
> it related to "britheamh"? Either one would make sense.

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