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Subject: Re: A moving song for me


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Date Posted: Fri, Jun 23 2006, 16:07:49 GMT
In reply to: Jon 's message, "A moving song for me" on Fri, Jun 16 2006, 8:35:33 GMT

hummm, my Gaelic is a bit rusty but,yeah, Siuil A Run would usually be translated as walk(or go) my love, although in the context of that specific song, "siuil" could also mean "come".But that depends on the interpretation and I don't want to confuse you.:)




>Perhaps those of you (ahem Jaime lol) with a bit more
>knowledge of things Irish could help me out a tad.
>The Gaelic chorus of the song "Siuil A Run" has
>always, always, reminded me of the epilouge of At
>Swim, Two Boys when Jim talks of seeing Doyler walk
>away in his dreams. And then I heard that "Siuil A
>Run" actually means "walk my love." Is this true?
>How ironic if I put the two together beforehand.
>Perhaps it's some leftover, inborn knowledge tied to
>my ancestral Irish heritage, which survives in some
>strength in the hollows of Appalachia where I reside.
>Just wondering.
>
>A True Blue "At Swimmer,"
>
>Jon

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