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Gaelic.

Latin.

Alt

Altus Amhain, pronounced Amnis

Ain, from Amh great,

and Ain water Anam

Anima Balla

Vallum Brathair, pronounced Frater

Brair Caise

Caseus Car

Carrus Cara

Carus Ceir, pronounced Ker

Cera Coileach

Gallus Criabhar

Cribrum Cuaran

Cothurnus

Eire

Heres Vir

Fer

Foc

Vox

English.

High.
A river.

The soul.
A wall.
Brother.

Cheese.
Chariot.
Dear.
Wax.
A cock.
A sieve.
Buskin, or any thing used

for a shoe.
An heir.

A man.

Voice.
Land, or ground.
To take.
Active.

The lip.

Moon.

Fonn

Fundus Gabh

Capio Gniomhach

Gnavus Lip

Labium Luan, of Lu little, and Luna

An a planet Mair

Moror
Màthair, pronounced Mater

Máir,
Moll, Meall,

Moles
Muir, from the root Mu Mare, whence

round about, and Tir Marée, Fr.

earth Onadh

Unda Pill

Pello

To delay, remain.
A mother.

A mass, a heap.
Sea.
High tide.

A wave.
To beat back.

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Sceith
Scuap
Seac
Sna
Sneac
Snia
Sona
Suain
Talamh
Tana
Tonag
Tullach
Ubh

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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.
Latin. Ruunt amnes de montibus.
English. Rivers rush from the mountains.

Gaelic. Theann i ramih ag athar.
Latin. Tendebat ramos ad æthera.
English. It extended its branches to the sky.

Gaelic. Onadh druide onaidh.
Latin. Unda truditur undæ.
English. Wave driven on wave.

Gaelic. Onaidh buala letire.
Latin. Undæ pulsant littora.
English. Waves beat the shores.

Gaelic. Beir da mi cuach fiona.
Latin. Fer ad me cyathum vini.
English. Bring to me a cup of wine.

Gaelic. Phrann iad feart arm streupach.
Latin. Frangebant vires armorum strepentium.
English. They broke the strength of clashing arms.

Gaelic. Eich solis togail feinn e alt choire.
Latin. Equi solis tollunt se alto gurgite.
English. The horses of the sun rise themselves

from the deep gulph.*

Words in the Oriental languages which have an analogy

to the Gaelic roots.

Arabic, Persian,
Hebrew,or Chaldaic.

Gaelic.

English.

English.

Father

Air, Arab. root.

Chief, or prince.

Athair, pronounced
Air, from A, first,
chief,or principal,
and Fer, man; be-
ing so with regard
to the son.
Aircis
Aite
Amhain, the mh
being quiescent, is
pronounced Ain.
Ande
Annso

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• Colonel Vallancey, in his Essay on the Antiquity of the Irish language, has colla ted the Punic speech in Plautus with the Iberno-Celtic.

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Skill Ala

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.
To plough
Arain, Ar.

To plough.
Abair, or Labhair

Speak Abair, Ar. Interpreting
Acras
Hunger Ajuz, Ar,

Hunger.
Aois

Age

Eta, Chal.
Aosta

Aged
Enosh, Heb.

Aged man.
Astar
A wander-

.

A star.
ing star
Aile

Wind Avel, Abel, H.& Syr. Wind.
Baile
A town Baled, Ar.

A city,
Bas

Death

Fauz, Per. Death.
Beul, from the root
Be, life, and Toll,

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

A woman

Benaz, Ar. A woman. Biath pronounced Bia, Food

Bit, Ar. and Per. Food. Brathair pronounc

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A brother ed Brair

Berith, Heb.

A brother.

* 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.

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Car

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SA car, or
l chariot

Carron, Chal. A chariot.
Head

Khan, Ar. and Pers Head, or chief.
A horn

Keren, Heb. A horn.

Gheles, Ar.
A cock

A cock.
Kelash, Pers.

Kehel, Ar.
Old woman

Full of
2

years.
Kehle, Per.
Who
Ki, Per.

Who.
Achurchyard,

A circle, or
circle, or place
Cela, Heb.

place inclos-
inclosed

ed.

Cailleach

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Ci, or Co

Cill, or Ceill,

Jean

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a

Good, or
greeable

Math, or Ma

Good

Ș Matach and Matah
? Heb. and Chal.

the taste. Mother.

Mathair, pronounc ed Mair,

Mother

Mar, Syriac

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