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Ériu Volume XLII (42), 1991 (Print Copy)

by Liam Breatnach
€ 25.00

Journal Details

Published date

08 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. OIR. -IC 'Reaches', Ithid 'Eats', Rigid 'Stretches, Directs, Rules' and the Pie 'Narten' Present in Celtic (pp. 1-11)

    Kim McCone

  2. The Development of Primitive Irish aN before Voiced Stop (pp. 13-25)

    Peter Schrijver

  3. Irish Maccóem, Welsh Makwyf (pp. 27-36)

    Proinsias Mac Cana

  4. The Inflection of OIR. Bó 'Cow' and The Etymology of Buchet (pp. 37-44)

    Kim McCone

  5. Early Irish CÍA/CE 'THAT' (pp. 45-53)

    Ruairí Ó hUiginn

  6. Mac Anmchaid, Lebróir (pp. 55-59)

    John V. Kelleher

  7. Verbal Inflection in Modern Irish (pp. 61-81)

    Diarmuid Ó Sé

  8. Refrains in Ógláchas Poems (pp. 83-98)

    Cathal G. Ó Háinle

  9. The Early Irish Church: Some Observations on Pastoral Care and Dues (pp. 99-118)

    Colmán Etchingham

  10. Early Modern Irish Prose Reconsidered: The Case of Ceasacht Inghine Guile (pp. 119-138)

    Caoimhín Breatnach

  11. Varia I. The Three Tuesdays (p. 139)

    David Greene

  12. Varia II (pp. 141-143)

    Eric P. Hamp

  13. Varia III (pp. 145-146)

    Fredrik Otto Lindeman

  14. Varia IV (pp. 147-148)

    Tomás De Bhaldraithe

  15. Varia V. The Geographical Location of the Fortúatha Ulad of Lebor na Cert (pp. 149-151)

    A. J. Hughes

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.