> > Bennachaid Bec do. "
>> He blesses Bec.
>I took it to be 'Bennchaid Becc dó' = 'Becc gives a greeting to him'.
>I'm having trouble seeing how you would get your alternative reading. The
>preposition 'do' seems to indicate the person 'to' whom the greeting is
>given (or the thing used to do the blessing—but that doesn't fit here).
>You can have 'bennchaid + accusative' instead, however, so that 'bennchaid
>Becc' could mean 'he greets Becc'. But then what do you do with the 'dó'?
I was thinking that 'dó' could refer back to the subject of 'bennachaid'. But after pulling a
few examples, I found that 'dó' is used after impersonal verb constructions and verbal
nouns. I couldn't find an example where it referred back to the subject of a verb. So I stand