Gaulish love poem

᚛ᚄᚉᚐᚈᚐᚅᚃ᚜

᚛ᚔᚅ ᚄᚉᚐᚈᚐᚅᚃ ᚇᚓᚂᚃᚐ ᚈᚑᚃᚐ᚜

᚛ᚓᚄᚄᚔ ᚃᚓᚏᚑᚃᚐ ᚉᚓᚏᚇᚔ ᚋᚑᚃᚐ᚜

᚛ᚋᚐ ᚁᚂᚐᚇᚔᚓᚈ ᚋᚑ ᚄᚃ ᚓᚅᚉᚃ᚜

᚛ᚓᚄᚄᚔᚔ ᚋᚑᚃ ᚐᚅᚈᚔᚑᚅ ᚈᚓ ᚂᚒᚁᚔᚃ᚜

Attempt to translate the poem into Gaulish (thanks to Matrix)

SCATANV

IN SCATANV DELVA TOVA

ESSI VEROVA CERDI MOVA

MA BLADIET MOXSV ENCV

ESSII MOV ANTION TE LUBIV.

With intonation

In scâtânû delwâ towâ
Etsi werowâ cerdî mowâ.
Mâ bladiet, moxsu encû,
Etsi-i mou antion "te lubiû".

Dans le mirroir, image de toi
C'est le meilleur poem mien
Mais il disparaît, "come soon"
C'est mon dernier je t'aime


explication :

scáth - shade, shadow
scadarc - mirror
scátháin - mirror (http://www.englishirishdictionary.com)
mirror - scâtânon ( from scátháin)

Uerovos = superlatif de Dagos = bon

Poème = canivâtus = Gallois ceinwawd mais Cerdd-/Cerdi = composition lyrique poem

Mais = extos Vieil Irlandais. Act, acht et aussi vieil Irlandais má = si

rapide = âxsus: diligence, speed, effectiveness, efficiency [Gallois awch

encet ancon –i mo: to come = Vieil Irlandais. R-icc, t-icc; air-ec,
moxsu: (adv) soon

disparaître = bladion (n io) = meurtre destruction
antios (io): dernier

This is of course just a little fun, the Gaulish, have just left a few traces of their language.

IN SCATANV DELVA TOVA ESSI VEROVA CERDI MOVA MA BLADIET MOXSV ENCV ESSII MOV ANTION TE LUBIV.

Original version
Poem the mirror

Gaulish

Translation into Gaulish (French celtic), the language of the early bards. Its just an attempt to translate the poem, with the ogham writing. Note these french words whose origin is Gaulish: bercer, briser, changer, craindre, glaner, valet, vassal, talus, chemin , dune, quai, bruyère, chêne, if, sapin, alouette, bouc, lotte, mouton, bec, orteil, chemin, crème, tonneau! cf Claude Hagège. On the map you will see the Gaulish language point to the village of Gergovie, near the plateau of the same name, made famous by Vercingetorix.

Gaul

The Celts settle in Gaul in -500. The conquest of Gaul by the Romans, which ends in -52, will be the beginning of the Romanization. The Gauls, composed of peoples of oral tradition, adopt the Roman way of life. Latin becomes the language of the elite. In 212, the edict of Caracalla making Gauls Roman citizens, sign the death sentence of their language, which will disappear completely in the 5th century, with the arrival of the Franks.

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