I appear to have missed the beginning of this thread, Frank, but if you were
looking for a phrase meaning 'originally', I have th following suggestions:
'S ann Ós an Fhraing a thÓinig iad bho th¨s.
They originally came from France.
Nuair a dh'iarr sinn seirbheis GhÓidhlig orra an toiseach ...
When we originally asked them to provide a Gaelic service ...
Calum D˛mhnallach a bhuineas do BhrŔascleit ann an Le˛dhas, ...
Calum MacDonald, originally from BrŔascleit in Lewis ...
Am Marcair Dubh
Is i a' GhÓidhlig CÓnan mo Dh¨thcha.
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Following on Eideard's/ Michael's comments on uses of *t¨s* I thought the
following aditional meaning /expressions given in Dwelly's would be of
interest to the list.
S'e t¨s a' ghlýcais eagal DhÚ. A fear of God is the beginning of wisdom
air a th¨s 'is air a thoiseach. First and foremost
T¨s ainm Patrynomic
Liked your neat word Michael, *air t¨s mo l˛* a poetic form of *lÓ*
at the beginning of my life (day)
Unforunately there was no sign of my * gu t¨sail* to mean originally. I
shall consign it to my 'nice try' scrap heap. :-(
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