I really only associate 'fecht' with time, as in 'this time' (the
example Dennis gives below). There is a parallel usage of 'turas' in
Modern Irish, as in 'Déanfaimid i gceart an turas seo é' (meaning 'We'll
do it right this time', although the literal meaning of 'turas' would be 'journey').
Scríobh Dennis King:
> Mostly we get the temporal idiom "in
> fecht-so" = "now", but there is a single instance of the word
> used to mean "journey, expedition", specifically the journey
> of the Jews out of Egypt: "hore rombu thoissech na fectae
> = because he (Moses) had been the leader of the expedition".
Marion Gunn * EGTeo (Estab.1991)
27 Páirc an Fhéithlinn, Baile an
Bhóthair, Co. Átha Cliath, Éire.
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