Words and Proper Names


Bannerman (John): The Scots language and the kin-based society.
In Gaelic and Scots in harmony (1990), pp. 1–19.
Discusses the use of Gaelic legal terms and concepts in Scots law.
Stifter (David): Metrical systems of Celtic traditions.
In NOWELE 69/1 (2016), pp. 38–94.
§1 includes a discussion of the OIr. terms fáith, fili, bard, cerd, dúan, cétal, rosc, cubaid; §5. surveys medieval Irish versification.
Weiss (Michael): Veneti or Venetes? Observations on a widespread Indo-European tribal name.
In Fs. Lubotsky (2018), pp. 349–357.
Contains an excursus on t-stems forming agentives, represented in Ir. by cing, fili, etc.