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Thread #2201   Message #2199051
Posted By: GUEST,Dáithí
21-Nov-07 - 05:18 AM
Thread Name: Shool, shool, shool la rue
Subject: RE: Shool, shool, shool la rue
Yes...I too would translate "éalaigh" liom as "elope" or "come away" with me, and that's how I've usually seen it spelled in this song.

I've never seen "éiligh" (meaning demand, claim require) used with "le" would therefore conclude that "éalaigh" is the word intended.

JTT - here's another:

""Are you Sure?" by Neil McKinchey...(geddit?)