Words and Proper Names

aub

542.
Watkins (Calvert): ‘River’ in Celtic and Indo-European.
In Ériu 24 (1973), pp. 80–89.
Argues that the comparison with Anatolian proves the antiquity of Celtic n-stem paradigm *abō *abens.
752.
Wagner (H.): Zu ‘indogermanischen’ Wörtern für ‘Fluss’ bzw. ‘Wasser’.
In ZCP 33 (1974), pp. 1–5.
Discussion of words for ‘river’ and ‘water’ in Indo-European languages. Some discussion of Ir. aub, Monand, Manannán, mac lir, Min (gen. Mena; name of river in Co. Antrim).
3211.
Hamp (Eric P.): Celtica Indogermanica: 3. *Haap-(Xon-) ‘river’.
In ZCP 37 (1979), pp. 169–170.
Comments on the Indo-European background of OIr. ab.
10029.
McCone (Kim): OIr. aub “river’ and amnair “maternal uncle” .
In MSS 53 (1992), pp. 101–111.
18030.
Schrijver (Peter): Apes, dwarfs, rivers and Indo-European derivation.
In Per aspera ad asteriscos [Fs. Rasmussen] (2004), pp. 507–511.
Discusses the etym. of OIr. abacc and its relationship to aub.