Ó Corráin, Donnchadh






Bibliography

Ó Corráin, Donnchadh, “Áui, Úi, Uí: a palaeographical problem?”, in: Moran, Pádraic, and Immo Warntjes (eds), Early medieval Ireland and Europe: chronology, contacts, scholarship. A Festschrift for Dáibhí Ó Cróinín, Studia Traditionis Theologiae 14, Turnhout: Brepols, 2015. 301–309.

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Article
Áui, Úi, Uí: a palaeographical problem?”
Pages
301–309
Year
2015
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Abstract (cited)
Irish úa (‘grandson, descendant’), especially important in the formation of lineage names and surnames, has many forms in Old and Middle Irish, and what is taken to be its abbreviation h. has been expanded in many different ways by scholars. This is an enquiry into some of its forms and into a palaeographical problem about the origin of the abbreviation. The conclusion is that h. derives from Tironian a.
Subject classification
codicology and palaeography Old Irish Middle Irish
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Irish úa

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