Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie 39 (1982)
Rev. by
Pierre-Yves Lambert, in ÉtC 21 (1984), pp. 369-371.
Mac Eoin (Gearóid): Observations on Saltair na Rann.
In ZCP 39 (1982), pp. 1–28.
Argues that it was composed by Airbertach mac Cosse who ceased work on the poem not earlier than 990. Appendix includes translation of Canto 152, with notes.

Ó Riain (Pádraig): NLI G 2, f. 3 and the Book of Glendalough.
In ZCP 39 (1982), pp. 29–32.
Further to P. Ó Riain, The Book of Glendalough or Rawlinson B 502, in Éigse 18 (1981), pp. 161-176. Argues that MS NLI G 2, f. 3 is a witness to parts now missing from MS Rawlinson B 502.

Henry (P. L.): The cruces of Audacht Morainn.
In ZCP 39 (1982), pp. 33–53.
Criticism of the translation by F. Kelly in Audacht Morainn (Dublin, 1976), especially with regard to the Old Irish terms fír, flaith, fírinne, fír flathemon and to the terminal phrases at the end of §§21, 52-53 and 63.

Schmidt (Karl Horst): Die Würzburger Glossen.
In ZCP 39 (1982), pp. 54–77.
Description, history and linguistic significance of MS Würzburg, Universitätsbibliothek, M. p. th. f. 12. Aims in particular at establishing a relative chronology of the phonological processes triggered by the change to initial stress.

Wagner (H.): A syntactical feature of archaic Old Irish poetry.
In ZCP 39 (1982), pp. 78–82.
ad Caldron of Poesy, line 2 roní Dia dam a dūilib demrib (as ed. by P. L. Henry, StC 14-15 (1979–1980), pp. 114-128). Argues that in Early Old Irish a preposed genitive immediately following a preposition could be made to agree in case with its noun.

Wagner (H.): Old Irish -bria, subunctive of bronnaid ‘injures, damages, spoils, breaks’.
In ZCP 39 (1982), pp. 83–85.
Argues that OIr. -bria (GOI §610) is the ā-subjunctive of an old *brenaid < CC *brinati (cf. Skt. bhrı̄ṇāti ‘cuts up, crushes’).

Hamp (Eric P.): Old Irish bïáil ‘axe’.
In ZCP 39 (1982), pp. 86–87.
Argues that OIr. bïáil, gen. bélo result from the analogical extension of the more common alternation ïa : i to the aberrant paradigm bḯail, gen. *bílo resulting from the here postulated CC pre-form *bı̄salis based on PIE (zero grade) *bhiha-.

Feuth (Els): Two segments or one?: nasalized voiced plosives in Old Irish.
In ZCP 39 (1982), pp. 88–95.
Argues that the nasals in three-consonant clusters or resulting from nasalization do not coalesce with a following b, d, g, and that the punctum delens is an orthographical device used regularly to denote these real clusters.

Wagner (Heinrich): Studies in the history of the Gaelic dialects. Part I.
In ZCP 39 (1982), pp. 96–116.
Surveys the morphological variation of teach, gédh and obh/ubh across the Irish, Scottish and Manx dialects.

Hamp (Eric P.): The Indo-European roots *bher- in the light of Celtic and Albanian.
In ZCP 39 (1982), pp. 205–218.
Discusses berid, ad-opair, fúabair and related forms.

Hamp (Eric P.): Ad ZCP 37, 170-73.
In ZCP 39 (1982), p. 219.
ad E. P. Hamp, Celtica Indogermanica [4. On Albanian te], in ZCP 37 (1979), pp. 170-173.

Hamp (Eric P.): Productive to·.
In ZCP 39 (1982), p. 219.

Ó Riain-Raedel (Dagmar): Aspects of the promotion of Irish saints’ cults in medieval Germany.
In ZCP 39 (1982), pp. 220–234.
Examines lives of saints and other ecclesiastical material from Southern Germany for their Irish connexions.

Henry (P. L.): Furor heroicus.
In ZCP 39 (1982), pp. 235–242.
Studies the forms of this motif in Celtic, Old English and Old Norse literature.

Also. in Occasional papers in linguistics and language learning 8 (Aug., 1981), pp. 53-61 [= Studies in English language and early literature in honour of Paul Christophersen / edited by P. M. Tilling (Coleraine: New University of Ulster, 1981)].

Bhreathnach (Máire): The sovereignty goddess as goddess of death?
In ZCP 39 (1982), pp. 243–260.
Studies the role of the Sovereignty Goddess as agent of the King’s death in two Old Irish death-tales and draws parallels with Old Norse literature.

Dröge (Christoph): Ein irischer saṃsāra? Betrachtungen zur Frage der keltischen Seelenwanderungslehre.
In ZCP 39 (1982), pp. 261–268.
Compares the Indian and Celtic belief in the transmigration of souls.

Wagner (Heinrich): David William Greene (1915–81).
In ZCP 39 (1982), pp. 271–271.
Greene (David William) (hon.)