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Ériu Volume XLIX (49), 1998 (Print Copy)

by Liam Breatnach
€ 25.00

Journal Details

Published date

15 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. 'King' and 'Queen' in Celtic and Indo-European (pp. 1-12)

    Kim McCone

  2. Cú Chulainn and Síd Truim (pp. 13-22)

    Kaarina Hollo

  3. The Contents of Later Commentaries on the Brehon Law Tracts (pp. 23-40)

    Katharine Simms

  4. The Etymology of Irish Áit 'Place' (pp. 41-43)

    Alfred Bammesberger

  5. Article+Uile+Noun and IGT II §20 (pp. 45-70)

    Eoin Mac Cárthaigh

  6. The Transmission of "Tochmarc Emire" (pp. 71-88)

    Gregory Toner

  7. On the Semantics and Pragmatics of Cía in Early Irish (pp. 89-119)

    Peter McQuillan

  8. Complementation in Early Irish: The "Verba Dicendi" (pp. 121-148)

    Ruairí Ó hUiginn

  9. The Preterite of Ithid 'Eats' (pp. 149-160)

    Stefan Schumacher

  10. Varia I. Deibide (pp. 161-163)

    G. R. Isaac

  11. Varia II. Trí nóta comhréire (pp. 165-169)

    James McCloskey

  12. Varia III. On the Origin of Old Irish fo-noi 'cooks' (pp. 171-174)

    Fredrik Otto Lindeman

  13. Varia IV. IGT Citations: Some Additional Identifications (pp. 175-176)

    Pádraig De Brún

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.