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Altus Amhain, pronounced Amnis
Ain, from Amh great,
and Ain water Anam
Vallum Brathair, pronounced Frater
Carus Ceir, pronounced Ker
for a shoe.
Labium Luan, of Lu little, and Luna
An a planet Mair
round about, and Tir Marée, Fr.
To delay, remain.
A mass, a heap.
In order to shew the corresponding sounds and sense between the Gaelic and Latin, we shall give the following lines.
Gaelic. Ruith amhain de mhonaibh.
Gaelic. Theann i ramih ag athar.
Gaelic. Onadh druide onaidh.
Gaelic. Onaidh buala letire.
Gaelic. Beir da mi cuach fiona.
Gaelic. Phrann iad feart arm streupach.
Gaelic. Eich solis togail feinn e alt choire.
from the deep gulph.*
Words in the Oriental languages which have an analogy
to the Gaelic roots.
Air, Arab. root.
Chief, or prince.
• Colonel Vallancey, in his Essay on the Antiquity of the Irish language, has colla ted the Punic speech in Plautus with the Iberno-Celtic.
Alim, Ar. and Per. Wisdom. Am
A season, or Am, in Ar. & Per. A year. s
spaceoftime Aun, in Per. Time. Amad
A fool. Ammet, Ar. A plebeian.
Speak Abair, Ar. Interpreting
Wind Avel, Abel, H.& Syr. Wind.
Fauz, Per. Death.
Bal, Ar. and Heb. Babler. an opening; but
Cavity, capathe t being quies- Mouth
city, or the cent, it sounds Be
Bit, or Betih, Heb.
inside of any ol, or Beul, the
thing. opening of life. Bean
Benaz, Ar. A woman. Biath pronounced Bia, Food
Bit, Ar. and Per. Food. Brathair pronounc
A brother ed Brair
* In the language of Otaheite the higher classes of the people are called Erree, and the king is called Errie no Rahie, signifying the King of the Nobility. See Cooke's Voyage.
SA car, or
Carron, Chal. A chariot.
Khan, Ar. and Pers Head, or chief.
Keren, Heb. A horn.
A circle, or
Ci, or Co
Cill, or Ceill,
Math, or Ma
Ș Matach and Matah
the taste. Mother.
Mathair, pronounc ed Mair,