Words and Proper Names


Charles-Edwards (T. M.): The social background to Irish peregrinatio.
In Celtica 11 (1976), pp. 43–59.
On the relationship between the peregrinus (ailithir) and Irish social organisation; distinction of two grades of peregrinatio ailithre); discussion of related terminology.

Republ. in The Otherworld voyage in early Irish literature, pp. 94-108.
Ní Dhonnchadha (Máirín): Caillech and other terms for veiled women in medieval Irish texts.
In Éigse 28 (1995), pp. 71–96.
Discusses terms in Old Irish and Latin caillech, cétmuinter, caillech aithrige, ailithir, fedb; clientella, mulier, uxor, vidua.