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Comments about the soundtrack for Gladiator (Hans Zimmer/Lisa Gerrard)

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Re: Now We Are Free lyrics found
• Posted by: Lena   <Send E-Mail>
• Date: Tuesday, April 12, 2005, at 1:51 p.m.
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• In Response to: Re: Now We Are Free lyrics found (dream)

> hmmm..well actually now that ive looked at it again it seems to be a mix
> of alot of different languages.

The lyrics are most definately Gaelic. The reason that some of the words may look like other languages is that most of the European languages have some common words from intermingling among cultures. We all know that the Romance Languages are similar, but since the Celts occupied most of Europe before Rome's hayday, Celtic words were added and adapted into other languages. For example, the Gaelic word Chrói (heart) is similar to the French word Coeur. The form of Irish-Gaelic used in the song is the old form, so it might throw some people off at first.

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