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Ériu Volume XL (40), 1989 (Print Copy)

by Liam Breatnach
€ 25.00

Journal Details

Published date

06 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 First Third of Bretha Nemed Toísech (pp. 1-40)

    Liam Breatnach

  2. The Retoiric in Aided Chonchobuir (pp. 41-59)

    Johan Corthals

  3. Three Notes on Cath Maige Tuired (pp. 61-68)

    Tomás Ó Cathasaigh

  4. From the Flood to the Tower of Babel: Some Notes on Saltair na Rann XIII-XXIV (pp. 69-92)

    Brian Murdoch

  5. The Genealogy of Émín(e) in the Book of Leinster (pp. 93-97)

    Erich Poppe

  6. The Syntax of Irish Ar Marb, Ar Mbeo: Ar Mairb, Ar Mbí (pp. 99-112)

    Rolf Baumgarten

  7. Traces of Participial -Do- in Celtic (pp. 113-117)

    Eric P. Hamp

  8. Neo-Brittonic Voiceless Spirants from Old Celtic Geminates (pp. 119-128)

    John T. Koch

  9. Dov(a)- and Lenited -B- in Ogam (pp. 129-134)

    Jürgen Uhlich

  10. Old Irish Bé 'Woman' (pp. 135-141)

    Jay H. Jasanoff

  11. Some Irish Phonological Rules and Their Chronological Order (pp. 143-146)

    Máirtín Ó Murchú

  12. Contributions to the Study of Word Stress in Irish (pp. 147-178)

    Diarmuid Ó Sé

  13. Varia I. Archaic OIr. aisnde (pp. 179-180)

    Lionel S. Joseph

  14. Varia II (p. 181)

    Eric P. Hamp

  15. Varia III (pp. 182-183)

    Tomás de Bhaldraithe

  16. Varia IV (pp. 184-186)

    Caoimhín Breatnach

  17. Varia V. A Genitive Plural Termination (pp. 187-189)

    Noel McGonagle

  18. Varia VI. The 'leaps' that Christ Made (pp. 190-193)

    Andrew Breeze

  19. Varia VII. Addendum to 'Sequence and Causation in Echtra Nerai', Ériu 39 (p. 194)

    John Carey

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.