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Thread: Anglicizing "Airmid"
July 3rd, 2013 01:52 AM #1Member
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Anglicizing "Airmid"Airmid, in Irish mythology, was a healing goddess, one of the Tuatha Dé Danann. With her father, Dian Cecht, and brother, Miach, she healed those injured in the Second Battle of Magh Tuiredh.
July 3rd, 2013 05:30 AM #3Senior Member
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July 3rd, 2013 06:14 AM #5Senior Member
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I'm also unsure of the pronunciation - I've never heard of this name before. I love the connection to Irish mythology however.[FONT=Times New Roman]
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July 3rd, 2013 10:52 AM #7
Here, the word January is being pronounced in Gaelic. The 'air' ending is apparently 'arr'
http://www.forvo.com/word/hugh_mc_diarmid/#en < That's how you say the 'mid' part. Kind of like a smoosh of 'met/mut/mot'
Together these would make the pronunciation of Airmid = 'arr-met'. Therefore, Armet/Ahmet/Aremet would mostly likely be the closest you could write Airmid in English.
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July 3rd, 2013 01:36 PM #9
I second Renrose suggestion, Armet/Aremet would be your best betDelicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns. ~George Eliot