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Subject: Re: Tain Bo Regamna
From: Danielle Ni/ Dhighe <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Scholars and students of Old Irish <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Thu, 3 Dec 1998 10:01:18 -0800

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At 04:22 AM 12/3/98 PST, Patrick Brown wrote:
>Anyway, the story features the Morrigan, whose name means "Great Queen".

That depends on where you put the accent mark.  Mo/rri/gan (Great Queen) or
Morri/gan (Phantom Queen).  Some scholars argue that the latter is the
older spelling and meaning.

Danielle Ni/ Dhighe * [log in to unmask] * ICQ: 158800  *  Tiocfaidh A/r La/! (Our Day Will Come!)
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