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Subject: Re: B Fingal Rónáin 269-271
From: Elliott Lash <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Scholars and students of Old Irish <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Tue, 22 Aug 2006 05:23:26 -0700
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>  
>  ‘Fingal’ translates “wounding or slaying  a
> relative.”  I know of no 
> equivalent word in English. 
> 
> Here’s a slightly different translation:
> 
> With that, his gush of blood breaks upon his lips
> and he dies immediately.
>    That is Rónán’s Fingal.
> 
> Comments and corrections appreciated.  Liz 
> 

Fingal could be translated as "kinslaying", to be a
bit formal about it. 
 -Elliott 

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