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Ériu Volume XXIX (29), 1978 (Print Copy)

by Proinsias Mac Cana
€ 25.00

Journal Details

Published date

26 October 2015

Frequency: 1 Annually

ISSN: 0332-0758

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Edited by: David Greene and Proinsias Mac Cana

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. Old Irish Verbal-Nouns (pp. 1-12)

    Robert J. Jeffers

  2. The Origin of the F-Future: An Alternative Explanation (pp. 13-25)

    E. G. Quin

  3. The Dative Singular of Old Irish Consonant Stems (pp. 26-38)

    Kim McCone

  4. On the Expression of "Rain" and "It is Raining" in Irish (pp. 39-57)

    Liam Mac Mathúna

  5. The É-Future in Modern Irish (pp. 58-63)

    David Greene

  6. The Structure of Fled Bricrenn before and after the Lebor Na hUidre Interpolations (pp. 64-77)

    Edgar M. Slotkin

  7. Thought, Word and Deed: An Irish Triad (pp. 78-111)

    Patrick Sims-Williams

  8. Some Observations on the Historical Background of the "Hisperica Famina" (pp. 112-122)

    C. E. Roth

  9. Honour and Status in Some Irish and Welsh Prose Tales (pp. 123-141)

    T. M. Charles-Edwards

  10. Varia I. Notes on the Middle Irish Word for "Mermaid" (pp. 142-148)

    Charles Bowen

  11. Varia II (pp. 149-154)

    Eric P. Hamp

  12. Varia III (pp. 155-165)

    Calvert Watkins

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