Words and Proper Names

amnair

10029.
McCone (Kim): OIr. aub “river’ and amnair “maternal uncle” .
In MSS 53 (1992), pp. 101–111.
3233.
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.