Words and Proper Names


Quin (E. G.): Textual notes: [3] Scéla mucce Meic Dathó.
In Éigse 18/1 (1980), pp. 95–97.
ad R. Thurneysen 1935 (Best2 1134).
Stifter (David): Study in red.
In Sprache 40/2 (1998), pp. 202–207.
[1.] OIr. rúam ‘red dye’; [2.] The PIE root * √reu̯dh ‘to make red’ in Celtic (OIr. , rúad, ród, rúam, rúan, rúana, rúanaid, ruccae, ruide, ruis, ruisse, rus, rondid, ruidid); [3.] Etymology of the Celtic word for ‘rust’ (OIr. rait, rota, rotan, ModIr. rod, roid, roide).