In a message dated 10/11/0 8:28:10 AM, you wrote:
<<> Shna\mh mi sa' chuan sia nuair bha mi o\g.
De tha "sia" a' cialachadh an seo ? What does "sia" (six) mean here?>>
Eideard-- mo\ran tang! I should not have tried to type my answers near
midnight... I am now smacking my forehead at some of the things I missed. As
for the word "sia", I was taking a (dangerous) cue from an old lyric sheet
for the song , "Cana nan Gaidheal". One of the lines goes, "Gidheadh i nan
Eileanan Sia" and the translation given is "Even in the Western Isles..." so
I probably used some odd poetic word--or a mis-typed one--that doesn't play
out in regular prose. A cursory glance at Dwelly's this morning sure didn't
support my word choice!... Obh, uill! Mo\ran tang a-rithist!
An beannachd oirbh,
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