Stifter (David)

Stifter (David): Nauigatio sancti Brendani: Die Reise des heiligen Brendan.
In Brennos 1 (1995), pp. 26–41.
Stifter (David): Fís Adamnáin: Die Vision des Adamnán.
In Brennos 2 (1996), pp. 20–28.
Stifter (David): Study in red.
In Sprache 40/2 (1998), pp. 202–207.
[1.] OIr. rúam ‘red dye’; [2.] The PIE root * √reu̯dh ‘to make red’ in Celtic (OIr. , rúad, ród, rúam, rúan, rúana, rúanaid, ruccae, ruide, ruis, ruisse, rus, rondid, ruidid); [3.] Etymology of the Celtic word for ‘rust’ (OIr. rait, rota, rotan, ModIr. rod, roid, roide).
Stifter (David): Old Irish 2fén ‘bog’?
In Sprache 40/2 (1998), pp. 226–228.
Mark (Colin): The Gaelic-English dictionary/Am faclair Gàidhlig-Beurla.
London: Routledge, 2003. xlviii + 736 pp.
Rev. by
D. Stifter, in Language 81/2 (Jun., 2005), 539-540.
Stifter (David) (revr.)
Stifter (David): Altirisch ríched ‘christlicher Himmel’.
In 3. Deutsches Keltologensymposium (2004), pp. 81–94.
Suggests < PCelt. *riketom < PIE *h1r̥k-eto- ‘the shining thing’ (< PIE * √h1erk ) ‘shine, sing’.
Stifter (David): Zur Bedeutung und Etymologie von altirisch sirem.
In Sprache 45/1-2 (2005), pp. 160–189.
Stifter (David): Irish.
In Bausteine zum Studium der Keltologie (2005), pp. 228–236.
Stifter (David): Keltisches Latein.
In Bausteine zum Studium der Keltologie (2005), pp. 267–269.
Remmer (Ulla), Stifter (David): Irische Literatur: Literatur in irischer Sprache von den Anfängen bis zur Gegenwart.
In Bausteine zum Studium der Keltologie (2005), pp. 277–310.
Stifter (David): Zwei Geisterwagen.
In SEC 11 (2006), pp. 141–156.
I. ais [(cf. LEIA A-50 ais “voiture” ;) argues is a ghost-word]. II. cul [suggests an origin from *kalu- ‘Schmiedearbeit, geschmiedetes Teil’].
Stifter (David): A note on the research history of the Insular Celtic t-preterite.
In KF 1 (2006), p. 189.
Ascribes the derivation of the Insular Celtic t-preterite from the Indo-European athematic aorist to Rudolf Thomas Siegfried (1830-1863).
Stifter (David): Brendaniana, etc.
In KF 1 (2006), pp. 191–214.
Review article on works on Saint Brendan and voyage literature: The legend of St. Brendan: a critical bibliography, comp. by Glyn S. Burgess and Clara Strijbosch (Dublin: RIA, 2000); The Celtic west and Europe: studies in Celtic literature and the early Irish church, by Doris Edel (Dublin: Four Courts, 2001); Studies in Irish hagiography: saints and scholars, ed. by John Carey, Máire Herbert and Pádraig Ó Riain (Dublin: Four Courts, 2001); Brendans Inseln: Navigatio Sancti Brendani Abbatis, ed. by Wolfgang Schüter (Wien: Edition per procura, 1997). Also provides detailed evidence that a speaker of Irish composed Navigatio Sancti Brendani, and suggests a terminus ante quem non of 825 based on a comparison with Dicuil’s De mensura orbis terrae.
Stifter (David): Sengoídelc: Old Irish for beginners.
IrStu. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 2006. xii + 391 pp.
Rev. by
Andrew Carney, in JCLL 13 (2008), 122-130.
Graham Isaac, in JCeltL 12 (2008), pp. 139-160.
Joseph Falaky Nagy, in CSANA Newsletter, Samhain 2006.
Joseph Falaky Nagy, in Indo-European studies bulletin (UCLA) 11/2 (Mar., 2007), pp. 7-8.
Peter McQuillan, in Éigse 36 (2008), pp. 241-245.
Simon Rodway, ‘Four new Old Irish courses’, in CMCS 56 (Winter, 2008), pp. 101-104.
Chris Watson, in AJIS 7 (2007-2008), pp. 84-86.
Stifter (David): A charm for staunching blood.
In Celtica 25 (2007), pp. 251–254.
Offers a new interpretation of a charm entitled Obaid coisci fola, no. 6 of J. Carney and M. Carney A collection of Irish charms, in Saga och Sed (1960), pp. 144-152 (see BILL 7450).
Stifter (David): Die Entdeckung der Palatalisierung im Altirischen.
In KF 2 (2007), pp. 255–277.
Stifter (David): Die Klosterneuburger lorica.
In 4. Deutsches Keltologensymposium (2007), pp. 503–527.
A complete analysis of Finnán’s girdle (from MS Stiftsbibliothek Klosterneuburg 587; beg. Cris Finnáin dum imdegail) including diplomatic and normalized text, German translation, textual notes and facsimile.
Karl (Raimund) (ed.), Stifter (David) (ed.): The Celtic world: critical concepts in historical studies.
4 vols.
London: Routledge.
Karl (Raimund) (ed.), Stifter (David) (ed.): The ‘Celticity’ debate.
Vol. 1 of [ Celtic world ]. London: Routledge, 2007. xxv + 396 pp.
Karl (Raimund) (ed.), Stifter (David) (ed.): Celtic archaeology.
Vol. 2 of [ Celtic world ]. London: Routledge, 2007. xi + 526 pp.
Karl (Raimund) (ed.), Stifter (David) (ed.): Celtic history.
Vol. 3 of [ Celtic world ]. London: Routledge, 2007. ix + 560 pp.
Karl (Raimund) (ed.), Stifter (David) (ed.): Celtic linguistics.
Vol. 4 of [ Celtic world ]. London: Routledge, 2007. viii + 441 pp.
Stifter (David): Gustav Schirmer.
In KF 3 (2008), pp. 245–252.
Swiss scholar, 1860–1934.
Stifter (David): Early Irish.
In The Celtic languages 2 (2009), pp. 55–116.
Stifter (David): Varia: II. A rule for z-deletion in Irish?
In Ériu 59 (2009), pp. 159–164.
vs. GOI §218. Includes a discussion of the etymology of OIr. sochuide.
Stifter (David): The Old-Irish chariot and its technology.
In 13th ICCS, Bonn 2007 (2009), pp. 279–289.
Stifter (David): The invisible third: the Basque and Celtic words for ‘swallow’.
In Ériu 60 (2010), pp. 145–157.
Evaluates the possibility (suggested by K. McCone, in Sprachkontakt und Sprachwandel, pp. 395-435) that OIr. fannall and Basque enara, ain(h)ara are etymologically connected.
Stifter (David): Lack of syncope and other nichtlautgesetzlich vowel developments in Olr. consonant-stem nouns: animacy rearing its head in morphology?
In Indogermanistik und Linguistik im Dialog (2011), pp. 556–565.
Includes a Collection.
Stifter (David): Gono míl und gweint mil mawrem.
In Schindler Beiträge (2012), pp. 377–402.
Discusses the Old Irish incantation against worms inserted in Lacnunga XXVI.
Sadovski (Velizar) (ed.), Stifter (David) (ed.): Iranistische und indogermanistische Beiträge in Memoriam Jochem Schindler (1944–1994) / herausgegeben von Velizar Sadovski und David Stifter.
SbÖAW, 832. Wien: Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften, 2012. 529 pp. (Veröffentlichungen zur Iranistik, 51).
Schindler (Jochem) (hon.)
Stifter (David): An léann ceilteach san Ostair.
In LCC 43 (2013), pp. 154–174.
Stifter (David): Towards the linguistic dating of early Irish law texts.
In Medieval Irish law (2013), pp. 163–208.
Stifter (David): The accusative plural of early Irish dental and guttural stems.
In Land beneath the sea [Ahlqvist essays] (2013), pp. 191–203.
On the ending -u as marker of the acc. pl. in these stems; with collection.
Griffith (Aaron), Stifter (David): New and corrected ms. readings in the Milan glosses.
In ÉtC 40 (2014), pp. 53–84.
Presents some eighty cases where the reading of the MS or facsimile is different from that given in Thes.
Stifter (David): The history of the Old Irish preverb to-.
In Linguistic and philological studies in Early Irish (2014), pp. 203–246.
On the vocalism and etymology of the preverb *to/tu-.
Ahlqvist (Anders) (forw. auth.), Roma (Elisa) (ed.), Stifter (David) (ed.): Linguistic and philological studies in Early Irish / edited by Elisa Roma and David Stifter; with a foreword by Anders Ahlqvist.
Lewiston; Lampeter: Mellen Press, 2014. iii + 280 pp.
Rev. by
Pierre-Yves Lambert, in ÉtC 41 (2015), pp. 276-277.
Simon Rodway, in JCeltL 17 (2016), pp. 258-260.
Dagmar S. Wodtko, in ZCP 65 (2018), pp. 146-149.
Stifter (David): The language of the poems of Blathmac.
In Reassessments on Blathmac’s poems (2015), pp. 47–103.
1. Blathmac son of Cú Brettan: his name, time and place; 2. Carney’s edition; 3. Blathmac and his sources; 4. Metrics; 5. Phonology; 6. Morphology; 7. Lexicon; 8. Syntax; 9. Conclusion.
Stifter (David): From Old Irish to Modern Irish.
In Word-formation [= HSK 40] (2015), pp. 2000–2021.
Stifter (David): Metrical systems of Celtic traditions.
In NOWELE 69/1 (2016), pp. 38–94.
§1 includes a discussion of the OIr. terms fáith, fili, bard, cerd, dúan, cétal, rosc, cubaid; §5. surveys medieval Irish versification.
Stifter (David): Ulster connections of Cín Dromma Snechtai.
In Ulidia 4 (2017), pp. 23–37.
Stifter (David): Varia: II. The origin of time.
In Ériu 67 (2017), pp. 219–226.
Discusses the etymology of OIr. amm and aimser.
Stifter (David): The phonology of Celtic.
In Indo-European linguistics [= HSK 41] (2017), pp. 1188–1202.
Griffith (Aaron), Stifter (David), Toner (Gregory): Early Irish lexicography: a research survey.
In Kratylos 63 (2018), pp. 1–28.
Stifter (David): The stars look very different today.
In Ériu 68 (2018), pp. 29–54.
Stifter (David): An early Irish poetic formula.
In Fír fesso [Fs. McLeod] (2018), pp. 223–232.
Barrett (Siobhán), Stifter (David): Blathmac’s stanzas 260–303 on Judgement Day.
In Celtica 31 (2019), pp. 19–89.
Presents diplomatic text, normalised critical edition and English translation of the fragmentary material in the last two folios of NLI G 50 (pp. 141-144), omitted in James Carney's 1964 edition of Blathmac’s poems.
Stifter (David): An apple a day….
In IF 124 (2019), pp. 171–218.