Words and Proper Names


Garrett (Andrew): On the prosodic phonology of Ogam Irish.
In Ériu 50 (1999), pp. 139–160.
Three stages in PrimIr. apocope: 1. apocope affects word-final short front vowels (final *-n lost before *-h); 2. apocope occurs at end of phonological phrases; 3. generalisation of phrase-final apocope. Some discussion of initial mutations.