Words and Proper Names


Watkins (Calvert): Language, culture or history?
In Papers from the parasession on language and behavior (1981), pp. 238–248.
Discusses the Celtic background of the OIr. term nemed and the phrase fear an ais óir occurring in Classical Bardic poetry).

Repr. in Watkins selected writings II, pp. 663-673.
Bayda (Viktor): Irish constructions with bain.
In Studia Celto-Slavica 7 (2015), pp. 213–227.
Focuses on light-verb constructions consisting of bain with the prepositions as or de.