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Ériu Volume L (50), 1999 (Print Copy)

by Liam Breatnach
€ 25.00

Journal Details

Published date

16 November 2015

Frequency: 1 Annually

ISSN: 0332-0758

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Edited by: Proinsias Mac Cana, Rolf Baumgarten and Liam Breatnach

Ériu is devoted to Irish philology and literature, and from its foundation in 1904 the peer-reviewed journal has had a reputation internationally among Celtic scholars. In the century since its inception, Ériu has served as an outlet for the work of the early standard bearers of Irish language studies and Celtic studies and of each new generation of researchers in turn.

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  1. The Religious Significance of Oidheadh Chloinne Lir (pp. 1-40)

    Caoimhín Breatnach

  2. Marbhna Ar Aodh Buidhe Ó Domhnaill (1649) (pp. 41-78)

    Eoin Mac Cárthaigh and Somhairle Mac Fearghail Mheic Uilliam Óig Mheic an Bhaird

  3. Short Cuts to Etymology: Placenames in Cóir Anmann (pp. 79-86)

    Sharon Arbuthnot

  4. Complementation and the Subjunctive in Early Irish (pp. 87-131)

    Peter McQuillan

  5. Vowel Rounding by Primitive Irish Labiovelars (pp. 133-137)

    Peter Schrijver

  6. On the Prosodic Phonology of Ogam Irish (pp. 139-160)

    Andrew Garrett

  7. Stem-Final *-KK- in Celtic Terms for 'Pig' (pp. 161-164)

    David Testen

  8. Varia I. Ferp Cluche (pp. 165-168)

    John Carey

  9. Varia II. King Ahab, Boia, Mac Da Thó and Ailill (pp. 169-171)

    Erich Poppe

  10. Varia III. Variation on a Proverb (pp. 173-176)

    Proinsias Mac Cana

  11. Varia IV. By Way of Analogy (pp. 177-178)

    Proinsias Mac Cana

  12. Varia V. On a Possible Celto-Germanic Etymological Correspondence (pp. 179-181)

    Fredrik Otto Lindeman

  13. Varia VI. On the Origin of the Celto-Germanic Etymon *nent- (pp. 183-184)

    Fredrik Otto Lindeman

  14. Varia VII. At(t)ba/éc at(t)bai (pp. 185-187)

    Kevin Murray

About the author

Liam Breatnach

Liam Breatnach MRIA is a Senior Professor in the School of Celtic Studies at the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, and co-editor of the journal Ériu, published by the Royal Irish Academy. His research interests are in the areas of Old Irish language; Middle Irish and the historical development of Irish; Early Irish law texts; and poets, poetry and metrics.