Words and Proper Names


Schmidt (Karl Horst): Zur Entwicklung einiger indogermanischer Verwandtschaftsnamen im Keltischen.
In ÉtC 16 (1979), pp. 117–122.
OIr. athair, máthair, aite, muimme, macc, auë.
Ó Cathasaigh (Tomás): The sister’s son in early Irish literature.
In Peritia 5 (1986), pp. 128–160.
On the significance of the maternal kindred in early Irish literature, as exemplified by Christ’s relationship with the Jews, Bres’s with the Túatha Dé Danann and Cú Chulainn’s with Conchobar.

Repr. in Coire sois, pp. 65-94.