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Old 03-22-2016, 10:20 AM
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Originally Posted by UDS View Post
Diligent is cognate, but distantly. Dílis doesn't suggest faithful in the sense of dutiful, assiduous, which is what diligent suggests to me. Rather it suggests faithful in the sense of loving, rejoicing in, taking constant delight in

That is a very Irish word.