Words and Proper Names

amhrán

1158.
Ó Maolalaigh (Roibeard): Processes in nasalization and related issues.
In Ériu 53 (2003), pp. 109–132.
The association of nasality and certain voiceless sounds: 1. Rhinoglottophilia, 2. Glottorhinophilia; 3. The sporadic change mh > m and related changes: (i) mh > m; (ii) amhrán; (iii) ScG siobhag; (iv) bh > b.
1672.
Harrison (Alan): Snéadhbhairdne.
In Éigse 17/2 (Geimhreadh 1977–1978), pp. 181–196.
Identifies two different types of snéadhbhairdne in crosántacht texts of the ClModIr period. Argues that the amhrán metre of later crosántacht texts derives from the syllabic snéadhbhairdne of earlier ones. Provides a rearrangment in amhrán form of snéadhbhairdne of the crosántacht beg. Targaire dhearscnaí do rinneadh le Créafann (based on text in NDii 31–33) by Peadar Ó Doirnín.