Is it just me, or does this sound like "fihinn sé"? Does the double L make an inexplicable sound change, a la when "mna" becomes "mra"?
to my ear it sounds like the french ll as in fille - like consonantal y
Where was he, and what was he doing? :)
At the Battle of Leyte, wading ashore. ;*)
Nah, he was at The Cattle Raid of Cooley ;)
As a son of the sea might well do.
Oops! I was thinking MacNamara, but it was MacArthur (son of a bear?) Son of something else to many.
My uncle died at Leyte.
What's wrong with "he comes back"
filleann sé - "he returns"
tagann sé ar ais - *he comes back"
Reminds me of the song that goes "Fill, fill a rún ó"