On 29 Sep 2015 at 1:15, Liz Gabay wrote:
> >>“A óca batar ardaigh, ag orcain Maoil Milscothaigh,
> >>masa diibh dlighis greiss fearr duibh na tarta a n-eisslis.”
> I wrote --
> >"O warriors, they were 'ardaigh?', at raiding of Máel Mílscothach, if
> >it is from you (that) I was entitled to protection, better for you
> >that it would not be given in contempt. " snip>
"batar" is relative: "oh you warriors who were..."
"ardaig" is unclear according to DIL. It looks like an adjective in -
ach derived from "ard" "high", so maybe "elevated, proud"?