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Subject: Re: What does Slaine mean?
Author: Phyllis   (guest,
Date: August 1, 2001 at 9:40:57 PM
Reply to: Re: What does Slaine mean? by Nanaea
It's pronounced SLAWN-uh or SLAWN-yuh.

A couple of little footnotes: there are two ways of saying "health" in Gaelic: one is Slan (s-l-a fada [a mark that makes the "a" a long-a]-n), which is also used for "Goodbye", the other is Slainte (s-l-a fada-i-n-t-e), which, as Nanaea put it so eloquently, also means either "Cheers!" or "Health to you!".

I hope I haven't confused you with my little Gaelic lesson. :)
Phyllis (aka Sidhe Uaine or Gaia Euphoria)

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