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Date Posted: 09:13:49 01/13/03 Mon
Author: Mike
Author Host/IP: pa-scranton7c-24.sctnpa.adelphia.net /
Subject: Re: help with translating from gaelic to english
In reply to: mike sullivan 's message, "help with translating from gaelic to english" on 07:03:48 01/13/03 Mon

>On my family crest there is a phrase:
> "Lamh foistenach abu"
>if anyone could help me translate it that would be

Dia duit, a chara,
I suspect what you meant to say is "Lámh fóirsteanach bua", which may be shortened from "An lámh fóirsteanach chuig bua"-A(n) suitable or applicable hand for victory.

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