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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 leat



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Go n-éirigh an bothar leat

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

Note added at 5 mins (2004-01-23 13:21:58 GMT)

Sorry, \"may the road rise up to MEET you\"

Local time: 12:18
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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