The KEY here I think is to go back to the source for the information you seek and for the love of the Gods check more then one reliable source.
The curse of Wikipedia strikes again. Now I’m seeing that Imbolc means “in the belly” all over the blogs for today’s holiday and I couldn’t figure out where the hell it was coming from until I looked in Wikipedia.
So I went to my handy Gaelic dictionaries. Number one the word Imbolc or any derivation there of does not appear in either Dwelly’s or MacClennan’s. Two very comprehensive Gaelic dictionaries which might explain why the holiday in Scotland is Fheill Bride not Imbolc.
The nearest words I could find were Im or Imb which are words for butter and the other words using those prefixes all have to do with milk or things done with milk. Normally you used to see that Imbolc had to do with ewe’s milk and that would make sense.
Bolg is a word for belly but if you use the logic of the two words…
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