Irish - Teicht do RĂ³im

‘The Vanity of Pilgrimage’: summary

  1. Teicht do Róim:
  2. mór saído, becc torbai!
  3. in chon·daigi hi foss,
  4. mani·m-bera latt, ·fogbai.

Text from: R. Thurneysen, Old Irish Reader (Dublin, 1981), p. 41

  1. Going to Rome;
  2. a lot of trouble for little gain!
  3. The king you seek there —
  4. if you don't bring him with you, you will not find him.