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Irish translation: Rí Beag

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English term or phrase:little king
Irish translation:Rí Beag
Entered by: Orla Ryan
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17:50 Jul 2, 2007
English to Irish translations [Non-PRO]
Poetry & Literature
English term or phrase: little king
Hello, My son's name is Ryon Ragan. His first and last name both mean "Little King" according to English baby name books! I'd like to know the Irish translation of "Little King". Can you help? Thanks
Phyllis
Rí Beag
Explanation:
Rí - king, beag - little, small.

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Note added at 21 hrs (2007-07-03 15:41:22 GMT) Post-grading
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The name dates back over a 1000 years before British colonisation and there are claims to local kingship in the south of the country.

http://www.irishgen.com/surnames/details.asp?surname_id=595
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Orla Ryan
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Local time: 04:52
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Rí Beag


Explanation:
Rí - king, beag - little, small.

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Note added at 21 hrs (2007-07-03 15:41:22 GMT) Post-grading
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The name dates back over a 1000 years before British colonisation and there are claims to local kingship in the south of the country.

http://www.irishgen.com/surnames/details.asp?surname_id=595

Orla Ryan
Ireland
Local time: 04:52
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
Notes to answerer
Asker: I see your last name is Ryan. With this in mind and with your experience, do you know if "Little King" is the best meaning of the name even in Ireland?

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