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Thread #13144   Message #2874894
Posted By: MartinRyan
29-Mar-10 - 02:56 PM
Thread Name: Origin: Sally Gardens
Subject: RE: Origin: Sally Gardens
The Irish language (Gaeilge) has both sail and saileach for willow (the first is pronounced roughly Sall as in Sally, the second Saal-yuk, roughly). They're both believed to be loanwords from Latin.