IRTRAD-L March 2009
Re: Na Ceannabhain Bhana
Bill Black <[log in to unmask]>
Irish Traditional Music List <[log in to unmask]>
Mon, 9 Mar 2009 18:30:59 -0400
If I recall, "ceannabhain" refers to a plant or flower of some kind, so
possibly the "-bhain" part of the word had lost its original meaning of
"white" (i.e. maybe there are "ceannabhain dearga" or "ceannabhain bui"
out there somewhere).
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