Words and Proper Names

fír ‘milk’

Watkins (Calvert): Two Anatolian forms: Palaic aškumāuwa-, Cuneiform Luvian wa-a-ar-ša.
In Fs. Hoenigswald (1987), pp. 399–404.
Also on OIr. fír ‘milk’.

Repr. in Watkins selected writings I, pp. 309-314.
Watkins (Calvert): The milk of the dawn cows revisited.
In East and West (2009), pp. 225–239.
Discusses the semantic and morphological evolution of OIr. fír ‘milk’ and fáir ‘dawn’ from PIE *weh1r- ‘water’.