verse beg. Is mebul dom imrádud

  • Early Middle Irish
  • verse
  • Early Irish poetry, Early Irish lyrics
First words (verse)
  • Is mebul dom imrádud
“Shame to my thoughts”
  • Early Middle Irish
  • Early Middle Irish (Murphy). "From its language the poem may be ascribed to the tenth century" (Meyer).
verse (primary)


Early Irish poetryEarly Irish poetry

Early Irish lyricsEarly Irish lyrics


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[ed.] [tr.] Murphy, Gerard [ed. and tr.], “Anonymous: On the flightiness of thought”, in: Gerard Murphy [ed. and tr.], Early Irish lyrics: eighth to twelfth century, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1956. 38–43, 189–190.
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The translation is based on that of Meyer.
[ed.] [tr.] Meyer, Kuno [ed. and tr.], “A religious poem”, Ériu 3 (1907): 13–15.  
comments: Poem "On the flightiness of thought", beginning "Is mebul dom imrādud"
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