Words and Proper Names

apgitir

2434.
Márkus (Gilbert): What were Patrick’s alphabets?
In CMCS 31 (Summer 1996), pp. 1–15.
Argues that the abgitorias and elementa that St. Patrick is said by Tírechán to have written are best taken as meaning ‘guides to monastic life’, comparable to OIr. aibgitir in Apgitir Chrábaid.