Int én bec

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Int én bec

    verse beg. Int én bec

    • Old Irish
    • Early Irish poetry
    A stanza cited in Mittelirische Verslehren III as an example of the metrical form snám súad.
    Initial words (verse)
    • Int én bec
    “The little bird”
    Manuscripts
    Language
    • Old Irish
    • Old Irish.

    Date
    “probably originally composed in the ninth century” (Murphy).
    n. 1 Gerard Murphy, ‘Anonymous: The blackbird by Belfast Loch’ in Early Irish lyrics... (1956): 174.
    Metre
    • snám súadsnám súad (3¹+3¹+3¹+3³)

    Classification

    Early Irish poetry
    • Sources

    Notes

    Gerard Murphy, ‘Anonymous: The blackbird by Belfast Loch’ in Early Irish lyrics... (1956): 174.

    Primary sources
    Text editions and/or modern translations – in whole or in part – along with publications containing additions and corrections, if known. Diplomatic editions, facsimiles and digital image reproductions of the manuscripts are not always listed here but may be found in the entry for the relevant manuscript.

    [ed.] [tr.] Murphy, Gerard [ed. and tr.], “Anonymous: The blackbird by Belfast Loch”, in: Murphy, Gerard [ed. and tr.], Early Irish lyrics: eighth to twelfth century, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1956. 6–7, 174.
    CELT – edition: <link>
    [ed.] Thurneysen, Rudolf [ed.], “Mittelirische Verslehren”, in: Windisch, Ernst, and Whitley Stokes (eds.), Irische Texte mit Wörterbuch, 4 vols, vol. 3:1, Leipzig, 1891. 1–182.
    Internet Archive: <link>
    99 (§ 167) direct link

    Murphy, Gerard [ed. and tr.], “Anonymous: The blackbird by Belfast Loch”, in: Murphy, Gerard [ed. and tr.], Early Irish lyrics: eighth to twelfth century, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1956. 6–7, 174.
    CELT – edition: <link>
    Thurneysen, Rudolf [ed.], “Mittelirische Verslehren”, in: Windisch, Ernst, and Whitley Stokes (eds.), Irische Texte mit Wörterbuch, 4 vols, vol. 3:1, Leipzig, 1891. 1–182.
    Internet Archive: <link>

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