Neil McLeod wrote:
> Do chosnom Temra cen tairbeirt
> re sluag n-Emna n-airdric
> & nirb ingarga i n-airbeirt
> iar n-indarba Cormaic.
> The one odd bit is line (c). If we read '&' as 'ocus' we have one too
> many syllables. So probably it stands for the short for 'is'.
We can read "ocus". To arrive at 8 syllables, we have to elide one of
the two vowels at the juncture at "ingarga i".