Abbreviations

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Numbers contained in set brackets { } in this list of abbreviations refer to entries in this bibliography.

Other abbreviations as in: Royal Irish Academy, Dictionary of the Irish language, 1913-76 (abbreviations issued with title-page in 1976).

a. ante, before
Á.C. Áth Cliath
A.S. Anglo-Saxon
AA American anthropologist
AB Analecta Bollandiana
abbr. abbreviated, abbreviation
Abh. Abhandlung(en)
ABr Annales de Bretagne
abs. absolute
AC Archaeologia Cambrensis
acc. according; accusative
accus. accusative
ACL Archiv fĂŒr celtische Lexicographie
add. added, addition(al)
adds. additions
AdvSc The Advancement of science
AGI Archivo glottologico italiano
AI The Annals of Inisfallen
AION Annali, Istituto Orientale di Napoli
AJA American journal of archaeology
AJP American journal of philology
al. alias, aliter
ALCĂ© The Annals of Loch CĂ©
ALMA Archivum latinitatis medii aevi (= Bulletin du Cange)
ANF Arkiv för nordisk filologi
AnH Analecta Hibernica
anon. anonymous
AntCl L'Antiquité classique
AntJ The Antiquaries journal
ANVA Avhandlinger utgitt av Det Norske Videnskaps-Akademi i Oslo, Hist.-fil. kl.
ÅNVA Det Norske Videnskaps-Akademi i Oslo, Årbok
AÖAW Anzeiger der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Philos.-hist. Klasse
app. appendix
appar. apparently
appr. approximately
ArH Archivium Hibernicum (Maynooth)
ArL Archivum linguisticum
arr. arranged
ascr. ascribed, ascription
ASNP Annali della Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa: Lettere, storia e filosofia, serie 2
ass. assisted, assistance
Ass. Assistant
attrib. attributed, attribution
autobiogr. autobiographic(al)
autogr. autograph
B.A.A.S. British Association for the Advancement of Science
B.Á.C. Baile Átha Cliath (= Dublin)
B.L. British Library (= B.M.)
B.M. British Museum (= B.L.)
B.N. BibliotĂšque Nationale (Paris)
BArm The Book of Armagh (diplom. ed.)
BB The Book of Ballymote (MS facs.)
BBCS The Bulletin of the Board of Celtic Studies (University of Wales)
Bd(d). Band (BĂ€nde)
BDL The Book of the Dean of Lismore (MS)
beg. beginning, begins
Best1 Bibliography . . . (—1912), 1913 [Best2 7]
Best2 Bibliography . . . (—1941), 1942 {1}
bibliogr. bibliography, bibliographical
BICHS Bulletin of the Irish Committee of Historical Sciences (abstracts of papers)
BILL Baumgarten, Bibliography of Irish Linguistics and Literature 1942-71, 1986
BLism The Book of Lismore (MS facs., {798})
BNF BeitrÀge zur Namenforschung
BOCD The Book of O'Conor Don (MS)
BODD The Book of O'Donnell's daughter (MS Brussels 6131-3)
BOH The Book of O'Hara (MS; cf. `O'Hara')
Br. Breton
Bradshaw Cambridge University Library, A catalogue of the Bradshaw collection of Irish books in the University Library Cambridge, 1916
BSL Bulletin de la Société de Linguistique de Paris
BSPL Bulletin de la Société Polonaise de Linguistique
BSVasc BoletĂ­n de la Real Sociedad Vascongada de los Amigos del PaĂ­s (San Sebastian)
BUĂ­M The Book of UĂ­ Maine (MS facs., {721})
BUPNS Bulletin of the Ulster Place-names Society
c. century
C.A.A. Cambrian Archaeological Association
C.I.D.G. Centre International de Dialectologie Générale (Louvain)
C.I.P.L. Comité International Permanent des Linguistes
C.N.R.S. Centre National de Recherche Scientifique
C.O.É. Comhlacht Oideachais na hÉireann (= E.C.I.)
C.R.C.I. Cultural Relations Committee of Ireland
Cambr. Cambridge (with MSS, located in the University Library except for R 14.48, which is in Trinity College)
CapA Capuchin annual
cat. catalogue
Cat. Mayn. Catalogue of Irish manuscripts in Maynooth College library, 1943ff {741}
Cat. RIA Catalogue of Irish manuscripts in the Royal Irish Academy, 1926ff [Best2 868; {704}]
CDS CĂ­n Dromma Snechta (lost MS)
chap(s). chapter(s)
CHR The Catholic historical review
CIDG CongrÚs international de dialectologie générale (Communications, {477})
CIIC Macalister, Corpus inscriptionum insularum Celticarum, 1945-49 {548}
Cl.Ir. Classical Irish
ClRec Clogher record
CM Classica et mediaevalia
CoH Collectanea Hibernica (Dublin)
col(l). column(s)
coll. collected
comp(s). compiler(s)
comp. compiled
conj. conjunction
cont(in). continued, continuation
corr(s). correction(s)
corresp. corresponding
cpd. compound
CRAI Académie des Inscriptions & Belles-Lettres, Comptes rendus
Cross Motif-index of early Irish literature, 1952 {4431}
CS Catholic survey
Cubbon A bibliographical account of works relating to the Isle of Man, 1933-39
D.I.A.S Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (= I.A.B.)
D.U.P. Dublin University Press
DĂĄnta Torna, SeĂĄn na RĂĄithĂ­neach
dat. dative case
de Hae R. de Hae & B. NĂ­ Dhonnchadha, ClĂĄr litridheacht na Nua-Ghaedhilge 1850-1936, 1938-40 [Best2 10-12]
Death-tales The death tales of the Ulster heroes [Best1 77]
dec. decade
dep(on). deponent
dep. dependent
deriv. derivative XX 9112
DF Duanaire Finn [Best1 188, Best2 1664; {5180}]
diplom. diplomatic
DRIA Royal Irish Academy, Dictionary of the Irish language, 1913-76 {1447}, {1448}
DSAL Sommerfelt, Diachronic and synchronic aspects of language, 1962 {451}
DVjS Deutsche Vierteljahresschrift fĂŒr Literaturwissenschaft und Geistesgeschichte
E.C.I. The Educational Company of Ireland (= C.O.É.)
E.I(r). Early Irish (: Modern Irish)
ECMW Nash-Williams, The early Christian monuments of Wales, 1950 {552}
ed. edited, edition, editor
Edinb. Edinburgh (with MSS, located in the National Library of Scotland except for Db 7 1 which is in Edinb. University)
eds. editors
EECL Henry, The early English and Celtic lyric, 1966 {518}
EGS English and Germanic studies
EHR The English historical review
EIHM O'Rahilly, Early Irish history and mythology, 1946 {482}
EILyr Murphy, Early Irish lyrics, 1956 {5520}
ELH A Journal of English literary history
Engl. English
enl. enlarged
esp. especially
ÉtC Études celtiques {406}
ex(x). example(s)
F Book of Fermoy (MS)
f. following
F.Á.S. Foilseachåin Ábhair Spioradålta
F.N.T. FoilseachĂĄin NĂĄisiĂșnta Teoranta (Dublin)
facs(s). facsimile(s)
fasc(c). fascicle(s), fascĂș(i)l
FCA The Francisan College annual
FF Foras feasa ar Éirinn (Keating)
FFC Folklore Fellows Communications (Academia Scientiarum Fennica)
fig(s). figure(s)
FL Folia linguistica (Acta Societatis linguisticae Europaeae)
fl. floruit
fld. folded
FLg Foundations of language (Dordrecht)
fol(s). folio(s)
foll. followed
forew. foreword
Fr. French
Franc. Franciscan (with MSS in Killiney, {760})
frgm(s). fragment(s)
Fs. Festschrift, FĂ©ilschrĂ­bhinn
geneal. genealogical
GJ The Gaelic journal (= Irishleabhar na Gaedhilge)
GL General linguistics
GR The Germanic review
GRM Germanisch-romanische Monatsschrift (N.F. 1- , 1950- )
h(rs)g. v. herausgegeben von
h. half
H. Heft
H.M.S.O. Her Majesty's Stationery Office
HSt Historical studies (Papers read before the Irish Conference of historians)
I.A.B. InstitiĂșid ArdlĂ©inn Bhaile Átha Cliath (= D.I.A.S.)
I.C.H.C. Irish Catholic Historical Committee
I.C.H.S. Irish Committee of Historical Sciences
I.E. Indo-European
I.G.P.G. Innsbrucker Gesellschaft zur Pflege der Geisteswissenschaften
I.M.C. The Irish Manuscripts Commission
I.U.P. Irish University Press
ibid. ibidem, in the same place
IBK Innsbrucker BeitrÀge zur Kulturwissenschaft
IBL The Irish book lover
IBS Innsbrucker BeitrÀge zur Sprachwissenschaft
ICCS International congress of Celtic studies (Proceedings, {464}, {467}, {470})
id. idem, the same
ident. identical
idiom. idiomatic
IER The Irish ecclesiastical record, 5th series
IF Indogermanische Forschungen
IGeo Irish geography
IHS Irish historical studies
IJ Indogermanisches Jahrbuch
IJMSc The Irish journal of medical science
IJur The Irish jurist
illus. illustrated, illustration(s)
iml(l). imleabha(i)r
IMN Irishleabhar MhĂĄ Nuad
incl. includes, including
indep. independent
Ins.C. Insular Celtic
inscr. inscription
intr(od(s)). introduction(s)
ipf. imperfect
ipv. imperative
Ir. Irish
IrC Irisleabhar Ceilteach (Toronto)
ISP
Knott, An introduction to Irish syllabic poetry of the period 1200-1600, 1957, {5459}
ITS Irish Texts Society {418}
JACAS Journal of the Ardagh and Clonmacnoise Antiquarian Society
JAF The Journal of American folklore
JBAA The Journal of the British Archaeological Assocation
JBS Journal of the Butler Society
JCHAS Journal of the Cork Historical and Archaeological Society
JCKAS Journal of the County Kildare Archaeological Society
JCLAS Journal of the County Louth Archaeological Society
JCS The Journal of Celtic studies {410}
JEFDS Journal of the English Folk Dance and Song Society
JEGP The Journal of English and Germanic philology
JEH Journal of ecclesiastical history
JEL Journal of English linguistics
JGAHS Journal of the Galway Archaeological and Historical Society
JIPA Journal of the International Phonetic Association
JIS Journal of the Ivernian Society
JKAHS Journal of the Kerry Archaeological and Historical Society
JL Journal of linguistics
JMM The Journal of the Manx Museum
JOAS Journal of the Old Athlone Society
JOWS Journal of the Old Wexford Society
JRAI Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland
JRS The Journal of Roman Studies
JRSAI The Journal of the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland
JTS Journal of theological studies
JWCI Journal of the Wartburg and Courtauld Institutes
kymr. kymrisch
KZ Zeitschrift fĂŒr vergleichende Sprachforschung (`Kuhns Zeitschrift')
l(l). line(s)
l.w(s). loanword(s)
LASI Wagner, Linguistic atlas and survey of Irish dialects, 1958-1969 {3547}
Laud (with MSS located in the Bodleian Library, Oxford)
LB(r) Leabhar breac (MS facs.)
Lc The Book of Lecan (MS facs.)
leg. legendum, to be read
LF Liber flavus Fergusiorum (MS)
Lg Language
lg. language
LGÉ Macalister, Lebor gabála Érenn, 1938-56 {8697}
LHEB Jackson, Language and history in early Britain, 1953, {490}
LL The Book of Leinster (MS)
LL The Book of Leinster (diplom. ed., {697})
LlC LlĂȘn Cymru (Cardiff)
LĂłL Leabhair Ăł lĂĄimhsgrĂ­bhnibh {421}
LPosn Lingua Posnaniensis
LU Lebor na hUidre (MS)
LU Lebor na hUidre (diplom. ed., Best2 877)
LwJb Literaturwissenschaftliches Jahrbuch (Berlin)
m. middle; masculine
M.Engl. Middle English
M.I(r). Middle Irish
M.L.A. The Modern Language Association of America
M.W. Middle Welsh
MA Le Moyen Ăąge
MAe Medium aevum
Magauran McKenna, The Book of Magauran, 1947 {5499}
MAr Medium archaeology
Mayn. Maynooth (with MSS, {741})
med. medieval, medical
MH Medievalia et humanistica
misc. miscellany, miscellaneous
Mitw. Mitwirkung
MKNA Mededelingen van de Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen, afdeling Letterkunde
MLN Modern language notes
MLQ Modern language quarterly
MLR The Modern language review
MM Maal og minne
MMIS Mediaeval and Modern Irish series
Mod.I(r). Modern Irish
MPh Modern philology
MS(S) manuscript(s)
MSc Medieval Scandinavia
MSS MĂŒnchener Studien zur Sprachwissenschaft
MSt Mediaeval studies
MV Thurneysen, Mitterlirische Verslehren, 1891 [Best1 53]
n. note; neutral
n.d. no date
N.F. Neue Folge
N.L.(I.) The National Library of Ireland
N.L.S. The National Library of Scotland
n.p. no place
n.s new series, nouvelle série
N.U.I. The National University of Ireland
NLWJ The National Library of Wales journal
NMAJ Journal of the North Munster Antiquarian Society
NMS Nottingham mediaeval studies
nomin. nominative
NphM Neuphilologische Mitteilungen (= Bulletin de la Société Néophilologique de Helsinki)
NQ Notes and queries
Nr. Nummer
NTS Norsk tidsskrift for sprogvidenskap
O'Hara McKenna, The Book of O'Hara, 1951 {5507}
O.H.G. Old High German
O.I(r). Old Irish
O.S. Oifig an tSolĂĄthair (= S.O.)
O.U.P. Oxford University Press
O.W. Old Welsh
OIR Thurneysen, Old Irish reader, 1949 {2737}
OKRev Old Kilkenny review (The Journal of the Kilkenny Archaeological Society)
om. omitted
Onom.Goed. Hogan, Onomasticon Goedelicum, 1910 [Best1 19]
orig. original(ly)
OWSJ Old Waterford Society journal
p(p). page(s)
p.n(s). personal name(s)
P.R.O. Public Record Office
pagin. pagination, paginated
PAPS Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society
PBA Proceedings of the British Academy
PBB BeitrĂ€ge zur Geschichte der deutschen Sprache und Literatur (TĂŒbingen)
PICHC Proceedings of the Irish Catholic Historical Committee
pl(s). plate(s)
pl. plural(is)
pl.n(s). place name(s)
PMAS Papers of the Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters
PMLA Publications of the Modern Language Assocition of America
portr(s). portrait(s)
poss. possessive, possession; possible, possibly
posth. posthumous(ly)
PP Past & present (Oxford)
pr. printed
prec. preceding
pref. preface
prep(os). preposition(al)
pres. present
pret. preterite
PRIA Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy
priv. private(ly)
prob. probably
pron. pronoun, pronominal
PSAS Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland
pseud. pseudonym
pt(s). part(s)
publ. published
q(q). quatrain(s)
Q.U.B. Queen's University of Belfast
R.I.A. The Royal Irish Academy
Rawl. Rawlinson (with MSS located in the Bodelian Library, Oxford)
RBCR The Red book of Clanranald (MS)
RBPh Revue belge de philologie et d'histoire
RC Revue celtique
RCTNL Report of the Council of Trustees of the National Library of Ireland
relev. relevant
RELit Review of English literature
RepN Reportorium novum (Dublin diocesan historical record)
repr. reprint(ed)
republ. republished, republication
rev.; revs. revised, review(ed), reviewer; reviewers
RHÉ Revue d'histoire Ă©cclĂ©siastique
RHR Revue de l'histoire des religions
RhVB Rheinische VierteljahresblÀtter
RhĆ·s lecture The Sir John RhĆ·s memorial lectures (British Academy) {419}
RIL Rendiconti dell' Instituto Lombardo di Scienze e Lettere, Classe de lettere e sceinze morali e storichi
RĂ­M RĂ­ocht na Midhe
RL Ricerche linguistiche
RLR Revue des langues romanes
RMAL Revue du moyen Ăąge latin
Russ. Russian
S.O. Stationery Office (= O.S.)
SAM Seanchas Ardmhacha, Seanchas Ard Mhacha (Journal of the Armagh Diocesan Historical Society)
SbÖAW Sitzungsberichte der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Philosophisch-historische Klasse
Sc.G. Scottish Gaelic
SCC Serglige Con Culainn
ScSt Scottish studies
SEBC N.K. Chadwick etc., Studies in the early British Church, 1958 {505}
SEBH H.M. Chadwick etc., Studies in early British history, 1954 {493}
sep(ar). separate(ly)
Settimana Settimane di studio del Centro Italiano di Studi sull' Alto Medioevo (Spoleto; with publication date)
sg. singular(is)
SGBM ScrĂ­bhinnĂ­ Gaeilge na mBrĂĄthar MionĂșr (D.I.A.S.)
SGS Scottish Gaelic studies {405}
SILH Carney, Studies in Irish literature and history, 1955 {495}
Slav. Slavonic
SLH Scriptores latini Hiberniae (D.I.A.S.)
SMN SeanmĂłirĂ­ Muighe Nuadhad [Best1 249]
spec. special
SPh Studies in philology
Sr. SiĂșr [= Sister]
SS Saga och sed
SSL Studi e saggi linguistici
st(s). stanza(s)
StC Studia Celtica {414}
StH Studie Hibernica {412}
StNph Studia neophilologica (Uppsala)
StPat Studia patristica (Papers presented to the International conference on patristic studies, Oxford; publ. in `Texte u. Unters.')
subj. subjunctive
suppl(s). supplement(s)
t. tom, tome
t.-p. title-page
T.C.D. Trinity College Dublin
tab(s). table(s)
TCLC Travaux du Cercle Linguistique de Copenhague
Texte u. Unters. Texte und Untersuchungen zur Geschichte der altchristlichen Literatur (Berlin)
TGSG The Transactions of the Gaelic Society of Glasgow
TGSI Transactions of the Gaelic Society of Inverness
THSC The Transactions of the Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion
TLP Travaux linguistiques de Prague
tm. tuairim, ca.
TPS Transactions of the Philological Society
tr(ansl). translated, translator
transcr(s). transcription(s)
translit. transliterated
Treoirliosta P. de BrĂșn, Cnuasaigh de lĂĄmhscrĂ­bhinnĂ­ Gaeilge: treoirliosta, 1967 {621}
trs. translators
trsls. translations
u. und
U.C.C. University College Cork
U.C.C. record previously `Cork University record'
U.C.D. University College Dublin
U.C.L.A. University of California, Los Angeles
U.Ca.P. University of California Press
U.P. University Press
U.W.P. University of Wales Press
UCPL University of California publications in linguistics
UF Ulster folklife
uimh(r). uimhir (uimhreacha)
UJA Ulster journal of archaeology
UTQ University of Toronto quarterly
v(v). verse(s)
v. vide
var. various(ly)
VChr. Vigiliae Christianae
vn. verbal noun
vol(1). volume(s)
vs. versus, against
W. Welsh
wr. written
YBL The Yellow book of Lecan (MS/facs.)
YCS Yorkshire Celtic studies
ZAA Zeitschrift fĂŒr Anglistik und Amerikanistik
ZCP Zeitschrift fĂŒr celtische Philologie {403}
ZDL Zeitschrift fĂŒr Dialektologie und Linguistik
ZMA Zeitschrift fĂŒr Mundarforschung
ZRP Zeitschrift fĂŒr romanische Philologie