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Old 03-22-2016, 01:31 AM
Isilder Isilder is offline
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Originally Posted by ThelmaLou View Post
I'm doing a newsletter and noting the death of an Irish priest. This Gaelic sentence was included in his obituary on the website of the funeral home.

Ar deis Dê go raib a anam dílis.

Can someone translate this for me?
Can't it be done word for word ? It is indo-european...


De cognate Deity ..

deis, right hand , cognate "dextra" ?

"dilis" faithful, cognate diligent ?

hanam . heart ? Or man ?

There was a reason latin was popular as a common language.