verse beg. Dia ngaire dam dum láim chlí

  • Early Middle Irish
  • verse
  • Early Irish poetry
Initial words (verse)
  • Dia ngaire dam dum láim chlí
  • Early Middle Irish
  • early Middle Irish (Carney)
verse (primary)
Number of stanzas
8 » 8 quatrains


Early Irish poetryEarly Irish poetry


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 entries for the relevant manuscripts. For historical purposes, early editions, transcriptions and translations are not excluded, even if their reliability does not meet modern standards.

[ed.] Carney, James P., “The Ó Cianáin miscellany”, Ériu 21 (1969): 122–147.

Secondary sources (select)

Ó Cuív, Brian, “Some Gaelic traditions about the wren”, Éigse 18:1 (1980, 1980–1981): 43–66.
Dennis Groenewegen
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