Eriu; The Journal of the School of Irish Learning, Dublin Volume 1-2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ...are equally obscure. Perhaps herion is meant as a gen. sg. offflriu, ' Ireland, ' as Colgion, Thes. Pal.-hib. iii. 275, is gen. sg. of Colgiu (Strachan). An-rian, the contrary of rian 'sea, ' may mean ' land.' huargus (htiar gus?), 100, also obscure. The gloss (which may be on gus) means 'little handgods (Idm-dei, teraphim) which were taken thence together with the damsel.' For Idim-dei, pi. acc. laim-deo, see Saltair na Kann, 11. 3016, 3026, 3037. iacih, 52. The glossator's bratan shows that he supposed iacih to be intended for iaich, gen. sg. of iach 'salmon, ' LU. t6l,39. But the context proves that iacih is a scribal mistake for iaith, gen. sg. of iath.i. ferann, 'land, ' O'Cl. pi. dat. iathaib. iall, thong, strap: see gaill-ialla. uuuame, 30, glossed by cortharcha ' fringed, bordered, ' is gen. sg. of immuaimm, a compound of imm and uaimm 'seam, ' a neuter -stem: cf. uamand, LL. I54ll30. The etguba which governs imuatne is a scribal error for etgudu, acc. pi. of itgud 'a garment.' lnbi, 31, leg. inbe, gen. pi. of inbe 'a notch, ' whence inbheach.i. eagach 'notched, ' O'Cl. ir, ro bir, he has given, cogn. with trepan. Curoi, son of Daire, has given me ten lands, ten slave-women, ten golden bridles, ten honoured steeds, ten fringed garments, ten glaives, ten swords with ivory hilts, ten different kinds of fair, victorious brands, ten prows, ten lasting bce-swarms, ' etc. laim-dei: see huargus. lan-tol, 87, full desire. loa, 71, acc. pi. is explained as 'red mantles, or mantles of wool, i.e. skins or horse-cloth': Mfrom 'plis, cogn. with Ags. fteos 'fleece, ' Germ. Jiiess, ftaus. lomna: see gaill-ialla. longa, 39, pi. of long ' vessel, ' glossed by caire ' caldrons': see brainc. luacharna, 86, acc. pi. of luacharn, luacharn (gl. afshow more

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