Words and Proper Names

fearaibh

3801.
Ó Mainnín (Mícheál B.): “Goidé mar 's tá na fearaibh?'': gnéithe de leathnú agus de fhuaimniú fhoirceann an tabharthaigh iolra sa Nua-Ghaeilge.
In Celtica 25 (2007), pp. 195–224.
Studies the survival of the dative plural ending -ibh as nominative plural marker in Modern Irish, discussing in particular its spread and distribution across the Gaeltachtaí as well as the effect that the phonological change to í [-i] and ú [-u] has had in the development of the plural markers of East Galway and East Ulster Irish.