Words and Proper Names

air-

1163.
Ó Maolalaigh (Roibeard): Varia: III. Vocalic variation in air-, aur-.
In Ériu 53 (2003), pp. 163–169.
3294.
Hamp (Eric P.): Varia: I. 3. airlicud.
In Ériu 24 (1973), pp. 167–169.
air- intensifies or specifies the sense of ‘lending’.
8150.
Uhlich (Jürgen): Altirisch arae ‚Wagenlenker‘, aithesc ‚Antwort‘, keltische Präverbien auf *-i und die frühe Apokope von *-i.
In ZCP 57 (2009–2010), pp. 141–160.
On the auslaut of the Proto-Irish form of Celtic preverbs originally ending in *-i, with special reference to OIr. a(i)r- and a(i)th-. Includes a criticism of P. Schrijver's revision (in Ériu 45 (1995), pp. 151-189) of K. McCone's early apocope of *-i.