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English term or phrase:Ban
English translation:Blonde or fair
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07:29 Oct 23, 2007
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Art/Literary - History
English term or phrase: Ban
Duncan Ban MacIntyre, a famous Scottish poet.
Is this "Ban" something like "Mac", something which appears in many names, more of a title than a name? I have to know because of Polish declensions.
literary
Local time: 07:06
Blonde or fair
Explanation:
Bàn means blonde or fair haired when referring to people.

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Note added at 12 mins (2007-10-23 07:42:49 GMT)
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Duncan Bàn - or Donnchadh Bàn in Gaelic - was his nickname, to distinguish him from any other Duncans. MacIntyre comes from Mac an t-Saoir, which means "son of the carpenter".
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kmtext
United Kingdom
Local time: 06:06
Grading comment
Mòran taing!!!
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ban
Blonde or fair


Explanation:
Bàn means blonde or fair haired when referring to people.

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Note added at 12 mins (2007-10-23 07:42:49 GMT)
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Duncan Bàn - or Donnchadh Bàn in Gaelic - was his nickname, to distinguish him from any other Duncans. MacIntyre comes from Mac an t-Saoir, which means "son of the carpenter".

kmtext
United Kingdom
Local time: 06:06
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in GaelicGaelic
PRO pts in category: 8
Grading comment
Mòran taing!!!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Patricia Townshend
24 mins
  -> Mòran taing.

agree  MJ Barber
36 mins
  -> Mòran taing.

agree  Nibus
7 hrs
  -> Mòran taing.
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