Núall Fir Fhio‘Fer Fio's cry’
verse beg. Admuinmur sect n-íngena trethan

  • Old Irish
  • verse
  • Early Irish poetry
Núall Fir Fhio
‘Fer Fio's cry’
This title occurs in the prose introduction to the poem.
Initial words (verse)
  • Admuinmur sect n-íngena trethan
Context(s)The (textual) context(s) to which the present text belongs or in which it is cited in part or in whole.
  • Old Irish
  • (Meyer)
verse (primary)
prose (secondary)

Verse. The introduction is in prose.


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.] [tr.] Meyer, Kuno, “An Old Irish prayer for long life”, in: Elton, Oliver [ed.], A miscellany presented to John Macdonald Mackay, LL.D., July, 1914, Liverpool, London, 1914. 226–232.
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[ed.] [tr.] Carey, John, King of Mysteries: early Irish religious writings, 2nd ed. (1998), Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2000.
136–138 Text and translation.
[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.  
comments: An index of verse metries and initial lines of verse is provided at the end of this contribution.
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53–54 [id. 97.]
Dennis Groenewegen
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