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"Cho milis ri mil."

Translation:As sweet as honey.

May 14, 2020

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Coiseam

Does that not literally translate to "as honeyish as honey"? is that really a phrase?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/silmeth

Etymologically kinda, since milis and mil are related. But milis just means sweet.

cèic mhilis is a sweet cake, not necessarily honey cake.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Agatha631151

Just a guess but could the similarity stem from honey being the main sweetener.

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