Joyce, P. W.





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Joyce, P. W., The origin and history of Irish names of places, 2 vols, vol. 1, 7th ed. (1869), Dublin: Gill, 1901.

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Volume
1
Work
The origin and history of Irish names of places - vol. 1 (2 vols)
Place
Dublin
Publisher
Gill
Year
1901
Part of
Subjects and topics
“Preface”
v–xii
Part 1. The Irish local name system
[1.1] “How the meanings have been ascertained”
[1.2] “Systematic changes”
[1.3] “Corruptions”
[1.4] “False etymologies”
[1.5] “The antiquity of Irish local names”
Part 2. Names of historical and legendary origin
[2.1] “Historical events”
[2.2] “Historical personages”
[2.3] “Early Irish saints”
[2.4] “Legends”
[2.5] “Fairies, demons, goblins, and ghosts”
[2.6] “Customs, amusements and occupations”
[2.7] “Agriculture and pasturage”
[2.8] “Subdivisions and measures of land”
[2.9] “Numerical combinations”
Part 3. Names commemorating artificial structures
[3.1] “Habitations and fortresses”
[3.2] “Ecclesiastical edifices”
[3.3] “Monuments, graves and cemeteries”
[3.4] “Towns and villages”
[3.5] “Fords, weirs and bridges”
[3.6] “Roads and causeways”
[3,7] “Mills and kilns”
Part 4. Names descriptive of physical features
[4.1] “Mountains, hills and rocks”
[4.2] “Plains, valleys, hollows, and caves”
[4.3] “Islands, peninsulas, and strands”
[4.4] “Water, lakes, and springs”
[4.5] “Rivers, streamlets, and waterfalls”
[4.6] “Marshes and bogs”
[4.7] “Animals”
[4.8] “Plants”
[4.9] “Shape and position”
Index of names; Index of rootwords