Liz and Pamela wrote:
>>> 'A athair,' ar Conall, 'ní tibur m'anum do láith gaili fer nÉrenn &
>>> dobér tra comartha forsna eochu.'
>> ni tibur looks like first singular future negative of do-beir
> Most of the spelling variations of first singular future in DIL have
> 'é'. The '-ur' ending looks like 1st singular present indicative to
In Middle Irish, however (which is what a lot of this is), we also find
"ˇtibar" as the 1sg future.
>> laith gaili seems to mean warriors (DIL L58.70ff)
> 'laith gaili' might be a singular form; DIL says it is both an o-stem
> (could the plural be 'laith' ?) and an i-stem form with singular
Singular makes sense here, I think.