>'Ní tó,' or Bélchú. 'Do cenn dít-sa,' ar Conall, 'mina tísi isin lebaid.'
Heck, I'll do this one myself. I'm curious to find out how the story ends.
'tó' is the conjunct form of present first singular 'attá'
'dít' looks like the preposition 'di' (from) plus 2d singular pronoun and an
'mina' looks like a variant of 'mani' (the conjunction 'ma' (if) plus a negative
'mina tisi' is quoted from our text in DIL D 297.63 as a Middle Irish example of
2d singular present subjunctive of 'do·icc' (comes to, approaches).
'I am not', said Bélchú. 'Your head off of you,' said Conall, 'unless you come
into the bed.'
'Not me,' said Bélchú. 'Off with your head,' said Conall, 'unless you come into
It sounds like Conall has recovered quite a bit of his strength. Comments
and corrections appreciated. Liz