Typo: the sentence below should say "this definition of "tuatha" dreived...
"Rev. Andrew J. Jacob" <[log in to unmask]> wrote: I suspect this connotation of "tuathal" derived this way:
-Tuathal is considered bad (unlucky, against the sun, etc.)
-Tuatha sounds like tuathal (even if the two are not related)
-Ergo a punning relationship is attained and the two meanings become mixed in the popular early Irish mind.
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