On 13 Jul 2011 at 15:25, Dennis King wrote:
> > *A ccomrac da ttuitinn let,*
> > *duit ní démthaoi cert fam c[h]enn,*
> > *da ttuitéa, a T[h]aidg, is becc sccā**th*
> > *adérdáis cách gomadh feall’*.
> > *démthaoi *-- ?
> The ending -thaoi could be autonomous past subjunctive / past
> habitual, but it's seems more likely that it is a variant of the
> autonomous conditional ending -faí. I don't recognize dém(h)-,
> although based on context alone I would expect it mean something like
dém- is the secondary é-future stem of "daimid" "to endure, suffer,
accept". I don't think that -thaoi is really a spelling for an ending
with a diphthong, but I suspect it is rather a fancy way to spell