Shields (Kenneth, Jr.)

611.
Shields (Kenneth, Jr.): Old Irish lı̄n ‘numerus’: another Indo-European/Near Eastern connection?
In ZCP 48 (1996), pp. 287–290.
Argues that the semantic shift of OIr. lín from ‘full’ to ‘number’ is due to the preservation of a borrowed Near-Eastern cultural concept as an archaic semantic feature of the Proto-Indo-European root *plē.
2765.
Shields (Kenneth, Jr.): On the origin of the Celtic first and second person plural personal pronouns in *s-.
In ZCP 53 (2003), pp. 168–180.
Postulates metathesized *sne, *swe (< PIE *n̥s-e, *us-e as the ultimate source of OIr. sní, .