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Re: Beirim beannacht 7 sláinte oraibh a fhiora is a mhná chóra

... these Latin words ended up becoming part of the vocabulary. Irish is a peculiar one though, when did these words creep into the language? Vale, Nerva. You can use the pattern of evolution in the language to date when exactly they entered its vocabulary. Apocope in both Lorica and Gladius, as ...
by cellachán chaisil
Tue Dec 18, 2012 12:13 am
 
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Beirim beannacht 7 sláinte oraibh a fhiora is a mhná chóra
Replies: 7
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Re: Beirim beannacht 7 sláinte oraibh a fhiora is a mhná chóra

Salve Amice!

Most non Latin European languages have more than a sprinkling of Latin or neo Latin words. What I find fascinating is how these Latin words ended up becoming part of the vocabulary. Irish is a peculiar one though, when did these words creep into the language?

Vale,

Nerva.
by Nerva
Mon Dec 17, 2012 10:29 pm
 
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Beirim beannacht 7 sláinte oraibh a fhiora is a mhná chóra
Replies: 7
Views: 10445

Re: N00b from Waterford

Emmet,
welcome on board...I see you have met Nerva :)
...and EVERYONE knows that the Irish were far better warriors than either the Romans or Vikings
by brendan
Tue Dec 04, 2012 7:31 pm
 
Forum: Introductions
Topic: N00b from Waterford
Replies: 9
Views: 11989

For all you wine buffs...

by Nerva
Mon Nov 26, 2012 10:31 pm
 
Forum: Classical
Topic: For all you wine buffs...
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Re: N00b from Waterford

Heill Nerva, I am informed by my accuracy officer that the Collins English Dictionary falls outside the period our group recreates, so while I can use it as protective gear under my soft kit to absorb blows, I can't read it. ...
by Emmet
Tue Nov 20, 2012 1:19 am
 
Forum: Introductions
Topic: N00b from Waterford
Replies: 9
Views: 11989

Re: N00b from Waterford

... of bread or toast that is dipped into a soft-boiled egg :) Viking = either of two unmanned American spacecraft that reached Mars in 1976 ;) Vale, Nerva.
by Nerva
Mon Nov 19, 2012 11:32 pm
 
Forum: Introductions
Topic: N00b from Waterford
Replies: 9
Views: 11989

Re: N00b from Waterford

Heill Nerva, A Viking is a true warrior, a Roman is a true soldier . It is hard enough to resist the urge to break the shield-wall, strip naked and paint myself blue, I'm not sure I'd be cut out for the Legion. Besides a testudo ...
by Emmet
Mon Nov 19, 2012 1:53 am
 
Forum: Introductions
Topic: N00b from Waterford
Replies: 9
Views: 11989

Re: N00b from Waterford

Salve Amice,

Have you ever thought about becoming a Roman, a true warrior?

Vale,

Nerva.
by Nerva
Mon Nov 19, 2012 12:02 am
 
Forum: Introductions
Topic: N00b from Waterford
Replies: 9
Views: 11989

Re: Ireland in a Roman World

Salvete Omnes!

Up at 6am in the morning to head for Dublin for the conference. Hope to see some of you there.

Valete,

Nerva.
by Nerva
Fri Oct 19, 2012 9:56 pm
 
Forum: Events
Topic: Ireland in a Roman World
Replies: 11
Views: 8896

Re: Ireland in a Roman World

Salve Brendan!

I like the programme for both days. I'm looking forward to paper 12.

Valete,

Nerva.
by Nerva
Fri Sep 28, 2012 9:50 pm
 
Forum: Events
Topic: Ireland in a Roman World
Replies: 11
Views: 8896
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