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Subject: Re: translation
From: "D. Livingston-Lowe" <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:D. Livingston-Lowe
Date:Tue, 14 Nov 2000 14:41:02 -0500

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A Charolyn chir,

Tha e coltach gur e facal suaicheantais Chloinn MhicAonghais a tha ann /
It appears to be the motto of Clan MacInnes (somewhat misconstrued):

"trd ghibht Dh agus an Rgh"
"through the grace of God and the King"


-----Original Message-----
From: Carolyn Stepp <[log in to unmask]>
To: [log in to unmask] <[log in to unmask]>
Date: November 14, 2000 10:42
Subject: translation

>Does anybody recognize "ghift dhaegus an righ"?
>Someone asked for a translation on the European History question board,
>at AskMe,
>stating it is a Scots clan motto.  Although the spelling doesn't look right
>on the first two words, I said I would try to find out.  I know "an righ"
>is "to the king", but I haven't been able to find the other two words.
>I suspect they are lenited or aspirated or whatever.
>I requested information on what clan it was, but haven't had a reply.
>Can anyone help?
>Carol Stepp
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