Dennis King wrote:
> Now, here's a further twist. A striking number of the citations in
> the DIL for "dobur = dark(ness)" link the word, or its by-form "dorb",
> as a compound with watery things:
> doburcheo = dark mist
> doburlinn = dark pool
> doburnéll = dark cloud
> doburuisce = dark water
> dorbsháile = turbid seawater
> dorbuisce = turbid water
> If the two words began as a single term (McCone's postulated "dark
> water"), that could explain their continued apparent affinity.
> Anyway, that's the best I can do this evening!
Very interesting; the argument becomes more convincing!
> Nos da!
Nos da iti hefyd!
And I wouldn't worry; you seem to do very good work in the evenings. ;-)
Candon Clannach, [log in to unmask]
Bum corwc ymyr.
-Taliesin "Kat Godeu"
And my favorite:
Bum davwed yn llat (I have been a bubble in beer) ;-)