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BleckCra
2013-09-06 19:05:20
BUT NAMES WILL NEVER HURT US ......
Just an addendum to my comment on pic of the month .... I am starting to have a real problem with mountainviews' translations of mountain names.
I have invited the translator on the site, to revisit his canon of interpretations but nothing and not so much as a whisper of a reply. Pretty poor.
So Maolán Buí - according to Ed on the newsletter, this means and I quote, "yellow/golden round knoll".
Where in the name of all that is sacred does he get "golden" from and if he would get his act together vis-a-vis Meel/Meall/Maol (see his ants thing on Meelmore) then perhaps he could have a stab at Maolán. Knoll indeed.
Time to look into this and time for the website to have something to say about it.
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