Words and Proper Names

*Léimm Finn

Baumgarten (Rolf): Placenames, etymology, and the structure of Fianaigecht.
In Béaloideas 54–55 (1986–1987), pp. 1–24.
Discusses various examples of medieval Irish literary etymologizing: 1. Oisín (from Dinnshenchas); 2. áes síde (from Echtra Conli); 3. Cenn Currig, Currech Lifi and Bodamair (from Bruiden Átha hÍ); 4. Adarca Iuchna and *Léimm Finn (from Aided Find).

Repr. in The heroic process (1987), pp. 1-24.