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 Post subject: Names for Milky Way
PostPosted: Thu 15 Jun 2017 4:01 pm 
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The Irish page for the Milky Way on Wikipedia mentions the following names: Bealach na Bó Finne, Claí Mór na Réaltaí, and An Láir Bhán.

Am I correct in thinking those mean 'Way of the White Cow', 'Great Fence of Stars', and 'The White Mare' respectively?


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 Post subject: Re: Names for Milky Way
PostPosted: Fri 16 Jun 2017 5:16 pm 
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Pangur wrote:
The Irish page for the Milky Way on Wikipedia mentions the following names: Bealach na Bó Finne, Claí Mór na Réaltaí, and An Láir Bhán.

Am I correct in thinking those mean 'Way of the White Cow', 'Great Fence of Stars', and 'The White Mare' respectively?


Yep! Those are correct!

Redwolf


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 Post subject: Re: Names for Milky Way
PostPosted: Sat 17 Jun 2017 8:45 am 
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Go raibh míle maith agat, a Redwolf! :)


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