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Post January 04 2007, 2:26 AM
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well i was wondering what my family motto would be in gaelic,i have it in latin i think ,Cervati et vici,it means "i have fought and conquered",i would greatly appreciate because i think im gona get a tattoo of it

Post January 04 2007, 11:13 AM
Andúileach IGTF
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Hi, maybe Throid mé agus bhuainn, though wait for further opinions since it's for a tattoo.
Tá an domhan uile ina stáitse agus teastaíonn cleachtadh go géar ón mórchuid againn.
-Seán Ó Cathasaigh
Stupidity has a certain charm --
ignorance does not.


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Post January 05 2007, 4:18 AM
Aistritheoir Cíocrach
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I think you're mixing up two different tenses there . . . the simple past would be throid mé agus bhuaigh mé, or the imperfect would be throidinn agus bhuainn. That is, if either of those is the proper expression . . . :?

:) David
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Post January 06 2007, 0:50 AM
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thank you guys for your help.

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