Words and Proper Names

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3144.
Lambert (Pierre-Yves): Préverbes gaulois suffixes en -io-: ambio, ario-, cantio-.
In ÉtC 31 (1995), pp. 115–121.
Examines the Continental Celtic background of nouns derived from prepositions (in particular ar, imm, cét-); also discusses Old Irish compound verbs with petrified neuter infix pronoung (ara-chrin, imme-airic, ceta-bí).
849.
Russell (Paul): Varia: I. 1. Prepositional derivatives in Irish.
In Ériu 36 (1985), pp. 163–166.
[1.] aitire ` surtetyship, surety’; [2.] aire (i) ? ‘lack / increase’, (ii) ‘watching over’.
4285.
Ó Baoill (Colm): Scotticisms in a manuscript of 1467.
In SGS 15 (1988), pp. 122–139.
Discusses features found in MS NLS, Advocates’ 72.1.1: 1. Preterite passive form; 2. Present passive form; 3. dh’ before vowel sounds; 4. Imperfect/conditional second person singular; 5. Demonstrative relative; 6. Nasalization; 7. Is ann; 8. Plurals in -ann; 9. Caducous vowels; 10. Vowel-lengthening before long liquids; 11. Voicing of -p- in mp-group; 12. Aitte; 13. An aire; 14. Easbaig; 15. Eiphit; 16. Fèill; 17. Glais; 18. Seann-; 19. Teirig; 20. Toir; 21. Thusa.
17601.
Granucci (Fiorenza): Appunti di lessicologia celtica: irlandese aire ‘uomo libero’, muire ‘capo’, ruire ‘re supremo’.
In Fs. Mastrelli (1994), pp. 113–124.