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alice
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Posted From: 212.85.1.201
Posted on Saturday, February 05, 2005 - 08:02 am:   Edit Post Print Post

Does anyone know the word 'ta' as thank you in english is coming from the word 'tá' as it is in Irish?

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Antaine
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Username: Antaine

Post Number: 206
Registered: 10-2004


Posted on Saturday, February 05, 2005 - 11:36 am:   Edit Post Print Post

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Seán a' Chaipín
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Posted From: 81.139.61.7
Posted on Saturday, February 05, 2005 - 01:24 pm:   Edit Post Print Post

I don't think so. It's just short for "thanks".

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Dean
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Posted From: 12.75.205.194
Posted on Saturday, February 05, 2005 - 02:56 pm:   Edit Post Print Post

I first heard it as Brit slang, short for "thanks". Also "tata" was used for "goodbye". No connection to "ta" atall, atall.



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