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A multi-authored volume that gathers essays devoted to Early Irish, which was originally presented at the XIV International Congress of Celtic Studies, held in Maynooth. It covers topics ranging from phonetics and phonology to morphology and syntax with some semantics.
Foreword; Anders Ahlqvist; Acknowledgments; Consonant quality in Old Irish revisited; Cormac Anderson; Parallel Old Irish and Old Breton glosses on Priscian's; Institutiones Grammaticae; Bernhard Bauer; The decline of the Old Irish deponent; Aaron Griffith; Linguistic method in his literary madness?; The word-coinings of Virgilius Maro Grammaticus; Anthony Harvey; A further note on the Old Irish negative particle nicon; Pierre-Yves Lambert; Old Irish Noun Phrases: data from the Milan Glosses and a hypothesis for the origin of the single article constraint; Elisa Roma; Thoughts on Old and Middle Irish verbal nouns: the type DP doVN; Emanuela Sanfelici; The history of the Old Irish preverb to-; David Stifter; The usage of the historical present in Old Irish narrative prose; Daan van Loon.
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