mo ceart-leth

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mo ceart-leth

Unread postby just me » Tue Jul 04, 2017 11:20 am

Hello,

I'm new to this forum with a question. The term

"mo ceart-leth"

was used by a woman addressing a man and said to tr*nsl*t* as "my soulmate / my true half"

Is that correct? Can anyone please confirm or disprove it? And in case of disproval provide the word for "soulmate"?

Thanks a lot.



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mo ceart-leth

Unread postby faoileag » Tue Jul 04, 2017 11:47 pm

Consult Am Faclair Beag (dictionary) for meaning - make your own mind up how relevant it is. It's not a common expression or concept (but then neither is soulmate).

http://www.faclair.com/

One important point, though: the word "mo" (my) lenites the next word, i.e. adds the letter H after certain consonants, one of which is C. So the form would be

mo cheart-leth

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Unread postby just me » Wed Jul 05, 2017 3:08 pm

faoileag, that helps, thank you. Maybe soulmate is not common - but nice to have. :priob:

I suppose the next question is how it is spoken and whether it is spoken differently if it comes with 'mo'.

Can anyone help with that?

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mo ceart-leth

Unread postby GunChleoc » Tue Jul 11, 2017 10:01 am

mə çʲaRʃd leh

Or use the Cereproc Demo: https://www.cereproc.com/
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