Words and Proper Names


O’Rahilly (Cecile): Varia: 2. is ann : is amlaid.
In Celtica 12 (1977), pp. 188–191.
Traces the West Munster Irish (and Scottish Gaelic) emphasizing use of is ann…‘in (actual) fact’ (= is amhlaidh…) back to Middle Irish.
Hamp (Eric P.): Varia: VII. 3. The transparency of *Heen(+ i).
In Ériu 33 (1982), pp. 180–181.
*Heen ‘therein, thereat’: iN ‘in which’ without surface relative, and its relation to anticipatory use of and / ann in sentences beginning is and / ann.
Ahlqvist (Anders): On preposed adverbials.
In SGS 13/1 (Autumn, 1978), pp. 66–80.
Discusses the syntax of fronted adverbials in Irish, Scottish Gaelic and Manx.