Lia Fáil (p 43)

from by Caera



This was found in _Do Ghabhalaibh Erend_.

The language here is Old Irish, an early medieval version of the Gaelic languages and a common ancestor language to modern Irish, Manx, and Scottish Gaelic.


An cloch forsttád mo di sáil,
uaithe raiter Inis Fáil:
Etir da triagh tuile tinn
Magh fáil uile for Eirinn.

The stone on which my heels stand,
From it is named Inis Fal
Between two strands of a mighty flood
All Ireland is called the Plain of FaI.

approximate pronunciation:
ahn clokh FOR-stath mo di hall
OO-a-tha RAH-der IN-ish fall
AYD-er da HREE-agh TILL-eh tin
MAHG fahl WILL-eh for AIR-in


from _A Circle of Stones_ audio, released December 7, 2012



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