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).