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Ogma's follower

Irish translation: oghmóir

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English term or phrase:Ogma's follower
Irish translation:oghmóir
Entered by: Carl MacGabhann
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15:09 Mar 5, 2004
English to Irish translations [PRO]
Social Sciences - Folklore
English term or phrase: Ogma's follower
I have learned that the Irish Celts had a god of language and eloquence called Ogma/Oghma. I would like to know what a term meaning his follower or apprentice would be in Irish Gaelic (preferably Old Irish).
Jyri Lehtinen
Local time: 16:53
oghmóir
Explanation:
Ó Dónaill's dictionary gives "oghmóir" as oghamist, the plural is oghmóirí. Sorry, no info on what the word might have been in Old Irish. And it's not clear whether this word refers to a writer of Ogham script or a follower of the god Ogma, possibly both.
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Carl MacGabhann
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This is a satisfactional answer. I am very glad you could find a word just like I was looking for. I can attempt to reconstruct the Old Irish word. Thank you.
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ogma's follower
oghmóir


Explanation:
Ó Dónaill's dictionary gives "oghmóir" as oghamist, the plural is oghmóirí. Sorry, no info on what the word might have been in Old Irish. And it's not clear whether this word refers to a writer of Ogham script or a follower of the god Ogma, possibly both.


Carl MacGabhann
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
This is a satisfactional answer. I am very glad you could find a word just like I was looking for. I can attempt to reconstruct the Old Irish word. Thank you.
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