O’Brien (Michael Alphonsus)

(1896 – 1962)

10290.
Bergin (Osborn) (ed.), Best (R. I.) (ed.), O’Brien (M. A.) (ed.), O’Sullivan (Anne) (ed.): The book of Leinster, formerly Lebar na Núachongbála.
Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1954–1983.
Vol. 6. Edited by Anne O’Sullivan. 1983. pp xv + 1327-1708.
Cf. BILL 697.

Rev. by
Máire Herbert, in Éigse 22 (1987), pp. 166-168 (Vol. 6).
Pierre-Yves Lambert, in ÉtC 22 (1985), p. 380 (Vol. 6).
Uáitéar Mac Gearailt, in StH 24 (1988), pp. 190-197 (Vol. 6).
Donnchadh Ó Corráin, in Peritia 4 (1985), pp. 390-395 (Vol. 6).
Karl Horst Schmidt, in ZCP 41 (1986), p. 324 (Vol. 6).
1490.
de Bhaldraithe (Tomás): Nótaí ar fhocail.
In Éigse 14/4 (Geimhreadh 1972), pp. 275–282.
1. cómhrac i dtóin [and gáir faoi tholl]; 2. fochraí (an) lae [< fochroíb; cf. also forcraid, fortraid; for variation in similar clusters, cf. M. A. O’Brien, in Celtica 2/2 (1954), p. 353]; 3. feiste [‘entertainment’; feist, eisteas, feisteas; 4. crioslach [crioslaí pl.]; 5. seir; 6. paidir chapaill; 7. púirín; 8. is () luar liom [luar < lú orm]; 9. tɑ: tu: tau [togha].
O’Brien (M. A.) (ref.)
249.
Baumgarten (Rolf) (ed.): Old Irish personal names: M. A. O’Brien’s ‘Rhŷs Lecture’-Notes, 1957.
In Celtica 10 (1973), pp. 211–236.
Includes sections on typology, morphology, common elements, female names, borrowed names, frequency list of the most common names, and an index of names and elements discussed.
O’Brien (Michael A.)
662.
Hamp (Eric P.): Varia: 1. On the fundamental IE orientation.
In Ériu 25 (1974), pp. 253–261.
Discusses the semantic change dess ‘south’ > ‘right’ and the etymology of Uisnech.
O’Brien (Michael A.) (ref.)