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by Fearchar
Sun Dec 01, 2019 3:18 pm
Forum: Dà-chànanach / Bilingual
Topic: tr*nsl*t**n of Aigha bàs
Replies: 5
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Re: tr*nsl*t**n of Aigha bàs

Thanks for the replies. A google of clan war cries revealed that the war cry of Clan MacNeil is 'Buaidh no bas' - Victory or death so this is probably the origin of this tale. Thanks again, Fearchar
by Fearchar
Fri Nov 29, 2019 4:47 pm
Forum: Dà-chànanach / Bilingual
Topic: tr*nsl*t**n of Aigha bàs
Replies: 5
Views: 2613

tr*nsl*t**n of Aigha bàs

Gàidhlig English Hi, I'm seeking help with tr*nsl*t**n of 'Aigha Bas' which is supposedly an ancient Scottish Gaelic war cry meaning 'battle and die'. 'Aigha Bas' only shows up during discussions of the origins of the Glaswegian slang 'ya bass' and I cant find reference to it anywhere else eg in Gae...