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Re: Final Prophesy lines 30-33

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David Stifter <[log in to unmask]>

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Scholars and students of Old Irish <[log in to unmask]>

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Sun, 28 Sep 2008 21:10:37 +0200

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On So, 28.09.2008, 02:26, Neil McLeod wrote:
>
>> Perhaps it is rather "se:n" "sign, portent, omen": "30. a sign of
>> false-judgements [is] 31. the false-precedent of judges"
>
> That's a nice idea. But it would be the only case in the poem in which a
> single phrase was split over two lines. And we would also have to amend
> 'saobretha' to 'saobreth' or sing. 'saobreithe'.

Yes, you are right, I hadn't thought of that.

David


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