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13:16 Jan 23, 2004
English to Irish translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: may the road rise up to greet your face
looking for a proper translation for this phrase
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4 +1Go n-éirigh an bothar leatxxxIanW


  

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2 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
Go n-éirigh an bothar leat


Explanation:
Go n-éirigh an bothar leat - literally "may the road rise up to me you", i.e. have a nice/safe journey

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Note added at 5 mins (2004-01-23 13:21:58 GMT)
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Sorry, \"may the road rise up to MEET you\"

xxxIanW
Local time: 09:29
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Cilian O'Tuama: IMO literally 'may the road rise with you', but basically the same thing (Grüßchen)
1 hr
  -> Yes, personally I prefer the road to stay flat when I walk on it, but perhaps that's just me ...
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