On 2/07/2011 10:21 AM, Liz Gabay wrote:
>> 9. Anois tig cadhun tar cūan,
>> taod éigne ar súan re sruth nglan,
>> ricc gach ēn a adhba gnāth,
>> ticc mo thrāth ō ticc an samh.
> 9. Now a wild goose comes across the sea,
> a salmon went to sleep against a clear stream,
> every bird reaches its usual abode,
> my hour comes since the summer comes.
That looks grand to me. But I would suggest that we might translate it into
Now the barnacle goose comes over the sea,
Now the salmon has gone to sleep against the clear stream,
Every bird reaches its usual abode
My time is up now summer has come.
(He moves on 1 May and 1 November each year.)