Words and Proper Names

rinneac

1014.
Ó Buachalla (Breandán): ‘A line in Aogán Ó Rathile’.
In Celtica 24 (2003), pp. 225–231.
Rejects T. F. O’Rahilly's emendation bhuineas an cruinneac don rinneac le rinn-scuaba (in Celtica 1/2 (1950), pp. 328-330) in Aogán Ó Rathaile’s poem Gile na Gile do chonarc air slígh a n-uaigneas. Suggests restoring to bhaineas an chruinne den rinne le rinnscuabadh (‘that removes the dew from the grass with sharp sweeping’) corresponding to John O’Daly's original interpretation of 1846.
O’Daly (John) (ref.), O’Rahilly (T. F.) (ref.)