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Subject:

Re: dogni+VN

From:

Tom Thomson <[log in to unmask]>

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

Date:

Thu, 29 Jan 2009 12:36:09 -0000

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Sgrìobh Dennis King
>
>So this is structurally a perfect match for the Manx sentence that set
>this thread in motion:
>
>“Ren tree maynee y seihll y yiooldey.”
>
>I assume we could turn this back into Old Irish word for word as:
>
>Do·(ri)génai trí manaig in saegul do díltud.
>
>That suggests, or at least leaves open the possibility, that we can
>look to Manx for some interesting archaic features despite its having
>been through the Norse mill.

But is there anything archaic there?

Rinn triùir manach an saoghal a dhiùltadh

is modern Gàidhlig, not at all archaic, and is structurally identical to the
Manx (except that I wrote trùir rather than tri).

M.


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