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Ériu Volume XLIV (44), 1993 (Print Copy)

by Liam Breatnach
€ 25.00

Journal Details

Published date

10 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. Issues in the Reconstruction and Analysis of Insular Celtic Syntax and Phonology (pp. 1-32)

    G. R. Isaac

  2. On the Development of Vowels Before Tautosyllabic Nasals in Primitive Irish (pp. 33-52)

    Peter Schrijver

  3. Old Irish 'Three' and 'Four': A Question of Gender (pp. 53-73)

    Kim McCone

  4. On the Origin of the Old Irish Hiatus Verb Soïd (pp. 75-80)

    Fredrik Otto Lindeman

  5. IR. Buaball, W Bual 'Drinking Horn' (pp. 81-93)

    Proinsias Mac Cana

  6. Old Welsh Cunbran/Conbran Kunobranos 'Wolf-Raven', in the Light of Old Irish Conbran(N) (pp. 95-98)

    A. J. Hughes

  7. Some Remarks on the Edition of the Southampton Psalter Irish Glosses in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus, with Further Addenda and Corrigenda (pp. 99-103)

    Pádraig P. Ó Néill

  8. Fools and Adultery in Some Early Irish Texts (pp. 105-124)

    Thomas Owen Clancy

  9. Form and Continuity in Later Irish Verse Tradition (pp. 125-138)

    Pádraig A. Breatnach, Pádraigín Haicéad, Eoghan an Mhéirín, Dáibhí Ó Bruadair and Aogán Ó Raithile

  10. The Implications of Paruchia (pp. 139-162)

    Colmán Etchingham

  11. Varia I (pp. 163-170)

    Fredrik Otto Lindeman

  12. Varia II. Old Irish co, cucci 'as far as (him, it)' and Latin usque 'as far as' (pp. 171-176)

    Kim McCone

  13. Varia III (pp. 177-180)

    Eric P. Hamp

  14. Varia IV. OIr. dëec, dëac (pp. 181-184)

    Peter Schrijver

  15. Varia V (pp. 185-186)

    Tomás De Bhaldraithe

  16. Varia VI. Boethian Music in Donnchadh's Carmen (pp. 187-188)

    D. R. Howlett

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.